Below we have listed the details for our upcoming events:
Power of Our Voices: Ending Cyberbullying and Victim Blaming
June 3, 2016 – 11:30am – 2pm @ Hessenland Country Inn – Hwy 21, St. Joseph’s
To recognize National Victims of Crime Week, the Huron Domestic Assault Review Team and Victim Services Huron County presents a luncheon with Glen Canning on June 3rd at 11:30am.
Glen Canning is an advocate for victims of sexual assault. He is the father of Rehtaeh Anne Parsons, a Nova Scotia teenager who was sexually assaulted by four males at a home near Halifax in November 2011. Rehtaeh ended her life April 4th, 2013, following months of cyber-abuse and victim blaming. Glen has spoken about Rehtaeh’s case internationally and across Canada. Along with his daughter’s mother, Leah Parsons, he has helped bring about changes to the Criminal Code of Canada. For his work, Glen and Leah, along with Amanda Todd’s mother Carol, received the Rosalind Prober Award for Advocacy in 2013.
$12 for lunch, speaker and community awards. Register Today!
HuronSong Chorus presents – An Evening in June
The HuronSong Chorus is a choir of amazing voices from all across Huron County, under the direction of Deborah Bailey. They make lovely music together while also supporting the work of ending violence against women by collecting a donation towards the work of our organization at the beginning of each concert.
Come to enjoy a fabulous evening of music in Seaforth and Goderich.
June 2oth, 7:30pm – Northside United Church, Seaforth
June 22nd, 7:30pm – Knox Presbyterian Church, Goderich
Wingham, June 22, 2016
The annual “Take a Swing Against Violence” nine hole Golf Tournament is held in Wingham each June. This is a fun tournament for women to participate in as a team of 4. This is a fundraising tournament that puts the emphasis on fun and supporting an end to violence against women and children in our community.
We also request that interested community members, businesses or individuals sponsor a hole for $100.00. We recognize all sponsors with a sign with their name on it on the course among other features. For details or to register a team see the brochure below.downloadable registration
Festival of Arts & Crafts
July 8, 9 and 10th 2016
Friday 12-8:00 pm, Saturday 9:00-5:00 pm,Sunday 9:00–4:00 pm
The Festival of Arts and Craft is held on the square in beautiful downtown Goderich. The event hosts as many as 150 crafters and artisans with beautiful hand crafted items for sale. The festival draws thousand of shoppers to the lake-side town every year. You do not want to miss the opportunity to see and purchase unique, hand-crafted items. The festival is also the largest fund raiser for Huron Women’s Shelter.
For more information, and/or for a vendor application please contact:
Brenda McEwin – Festival Coordinator at 519-955-0679 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Breakfast with Santa
December 2016 – Knox Presbyterian Church Goderich – 8am to 11:00am
Breakfast with Santa is an event organized by friends and family members of the late Sue Munnoch. Sue was a Shelter Board Member who had a vision of this community event. Annually Santa hears the wishes of children, a great breakfast is served and children and their families have an opportunity to create wonderful Christmas crafts and sing-a-long with carols as well as whispering your wishes into Santa’s ear.