Posted on 01 August 2011.
Posted in Cornelius, Huntersville, Nonprofit news
Posted on 28 July 2011.
Posted in Events, Fund-raisers, Lake Norman
Posted on 27 July 2011.
Kathryn Firmin-Sellers of United Family Services (center) speaks during last week's Focus Friday. With her are Cornelius Commissioner Lynette Rinker and chamber president Bill Russell. (David Boraks/DavidsonNews.net)
By DAVID BORAKS
CORNELIUS – United Family Services expects to hire someone soon to be north Mecklenburg’s first dedicated domestic-violence victim advocate. The position is a new one, funded by area towns and Mecklenburg County after a three-year push by a handful of local leaders to improve support for those touched by family violence.
Supporters say the new service not only will help victims navigate the legal system, but it also will bolster area police departments as they respond to domestic-abuse cases. They also hope the advocate’s experiences and data will help make the case for another area need: a magistrate for north Mecklenburg to issue restraining orders and hear other cases – especially after hours. Read the full story
Posted in Cornelius, Huntersville, Mecklenburg County, Nonprofit news, Public safety, Town Hall
Posted on 22 July 2011.
Posted in Mooresville, Nonprofit news, Town Hall