Tag: Abuse

Sep 04 2018

Empowering Women After Abuse

By Gregg Bragg,  Island Eye News Sr. Staff Writer The third annual Hope Walk is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 15 and will kick off at 8 a.m. on the Charleston side of the Ravenel Bridge (look for the tents and banners). Victims of domestic violence will march in cathartic unity, empowering each other and the …

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Nov 18 2017

$40,00 Donated To Local Child Abuse Prevention

Staff Report for Island Eye News Festivity filled the Isle of Palms Exchange Club October 26th, in celebration of the 25th Annual Isle of Palms Connector Run and Walk for the Child – always held the first Saturday in October. This year the club was pleased to donate $40,000 to nine local organizations who work …

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May 25 2016

Exchange Club Visits Florence Crittenton

By Ruth Thornburg for Island Eye News April was Child Abuse Prevention Month and on Friday, April 29, 2016, two members of the Isle of Palms Exchange Club’s Child Abuse Prevention (CAP) Committee— Barbara Harrington and Ralph D’Amigo—visited the Florence Crittenton Home to present a check and tour the historic facility. The Executive Director, Lisa …

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Nov 12 2014

Lala Fogarty Talks To Isle Of Palms Exchange Club

By Ruth Thornburg for Island Eye News On Sept. 24, 2014, the Isle of Palms Exchange Club hosted guest speaker Lala Fogarty, an advocate for the prevention of child abuse and neglect, which is one of the main pillars of service of the National and Local Exchange Clubs. Jack Tracey, a longtime supporter of Fogarty …

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Jun 23 2014

Exchange Clubs Leave Lasting Legacy For Florence Crittenton

  By Sue Holloman for Island Eye News What a wonderful feeling it was for all those who worked so hard on the Florence Crittenton Garden Makeover to see it completely finished. In mid-May, many of those who worked, donated labor or materials, the Florence Crittenton Board of Directors and the women currently living in …

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Dec 04 2013

Isle Of Palms Connector Run Raises $50,000 For Local Child Abuse Prevention Agencies

By Sheryl Bidwell for the Island Eye News The Isle of Palms Connector Run and Walk for the Child continues to raise big money for local children’s charities that provide services for the prevention and treatment of child abuse and neglect. With the help of generous presenting sponsor, Waggoner Law Firm, 1260 runners and walkers, …

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Oct 26 2012

Catch Me If You Can

By Hannah Dockery At 8 a.m. on a Saturday morning, the typical working adult is using this time to catch up on sleep, have breakfast in bed, or enjoy a leisurely walk on the beach. On Saturday, October 6, however, over 1,200 walkers and runners from across the East Coast gathered together on JC Long …

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Apr 06 2012

Family Fun on the Creek

Provided by HALOS Family Fun on the Creek is a family-friendly event that will be held on Sunday, April 22, from 12-5 p.m. at the Lighthouse on Shem Creek in Mount Pleasant. The event will feature live musical performances by popular teen band The 3 Dudes and the crowd pleasing Best Laid Plan, along with …

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Mar 16 2012

Sullivan’s Island Residents’ Voting Rights Violated?

By Rick Brundrett, The Nerve, www.thenerve.org In what critics contend is an abuse of power, the town of Sullivan’s Island is suing a citizens group seeking a public vote on a controversial elementary school construction project. The grassroots group of Sullivan’s Island residents, known as “Islanders for a Smaller School,” submitted a petition in October …

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