Nominate Domestic Violence Advocates – Accepting Nominations for the Breaking the Silence Awards

The Zonta Club of Charleston is now accepting nominations for individuals making a difference in the lives of domestic violence victims. Winners will be announced at the 3rd Annual Breaking the Silence Awards Gala on January 26, 2013 at the Harbour Club located in downtown Charleston. Nominees whose efforts make a difference in preventing domestic …

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2012 Breaking the Silence Award Winner – Best Professional, Elmire Raven

Elmire Raven graduated from the Georgia State University in Atlanta with a Bachelor of Social Work and a Bachelor of Science (Criminal Justice) degrees.  She continued her education at the Webster University and received her Masters in Counseling.Ms. Raven currently serves as the Executive Director of My Sister’s House. She has held this position since February …

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2012 Breaking the Silence Award Winner – Best Advocate, Easter LaRoche

Easter  LaRoche serves as a Certified Victim Assistance Specialist and the Coordinator of Victim Services at the Charleston County Sheriff’s Department, devoting countless hours and energy to helping victims and survivors in need. Ms. LaRoche has worked in law enforcement for over thirty three years, including eight years with the Drug Enforcement Administration on the multi-jurisdiction …

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2011 Breaking the Silence Award for Best in Business: Verizon Wireless Charleston Call Center

Verizon Wireless’ corporate commitment to ending domestic violence is expressed nationwide. Their HopeLine® program has raised $7.9 million for domestic violence organizations and distributed more than 90,000 phones with the equivalent of more than 300 million minutes of free wireless service. Here in Charleston, Verizon Wireless works tirelessly in numerous ways. The company has invested …

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