Silent Auction to benefit GaDuGi SafeCenter this Saturday

Gadugi SafeCenter

GaDuGi SafeCenter is please to host the 4th Annual Shoppin' for Survivors Silent Auction sponsored by Lawrence Memorial Hospital. The event will be held this Saturday, August 9th, from 6:00-9:00PM at the Springhill Suites, 1 Riverfront Plaza, Lawrence, KS 66044. There will be over 200 items, worth more than $38,000. ...

Silent Auction this Saturday to Benefit GaDuGi SafeCenter

Gadugi SafeCenter

GaDuGi SafeCenter is pleased to host the 3rd Annual Shoppin' for Survivors this Saturday from 6:00-9:00PM at the Holiday Inn Hotel and Convention Center in Lawrence. The will be more than 200 items up for bid worth more $32,000. Items include trips, KU sports autographed memorabilia, local restaurant and retail ...

Sunday film festival to benefit GaDuGi SafeCenter

Gadugi SafeCenter

11th Annual National Touring Film Festival Coming to Lawrence, Kansas LUNAFEST: Short Films By, For, About Women Established in 2000 by LUNA, the makers of the Whole Nutrition Bar for Women, LUNAFEST connects women, their stories and their causes through film. This traveling film festival spotlights the work of a ...

Free Light Box Provided By Independence Inc.

Alison  McCourt

Independence Inc. is providing individuals with disabilities the opportunity to use its free light box. According to Dr. Stephen Ilardi, there are six steps that are used to help prevent Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). One of these six steps includes getting sufficient sunlight exposure to keep the body’s clock in ...

15-year-old Logan Brown organizes fundraiser for rape crisis center in Lawrence

Karrey Britt

http://wellcommons.com/photos/2011/sep/09/220468/ Those who know 15-year-old Logan Brown describe her as bright, creative and mature for her age. “She’s amazing,” said Pam Lawrence, director of Victim Services at [GaDuGi SafeCenter][1] in Lawrence. This summer, Brown, a sophomore at Free State High School, began volunteering at GaDuGi (pronounced gah-doo-ghee), which provides 24-hour ...

Delta Chi fraternity under investigation

Theresa Freed

http://www2.ljworld.com/videos/2010/aug/24/32284/ A Kansas University fraternity is being investigated by its national chapter after an 18-year-old man was charged with raping a female student at the local chapter house. In a statement from the [Delta Chi International Fraternity][1], the organization said the KU chapter and its members are cooperating with the ...

United Way funds community efforts to curb assault, educate teens

Karrey Britt

[United Way of Douglas County][1] has provided $75,000 in funding for two very different community efforts. One focuses on preventing assault, and the other prepares junior high students for the work force. “These are innovative and collaborative ideas that are trying to address systemic issues,” said Erika Dvorske, president and ...

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