Winter 2012 Newsletter - Page 2

You are cordially invited to experience
Safe Homes, Safe Streets 2012
February 7-8, 2012

Each year, we at KCSDV look forward to Safe Homes, Safe Streets as a time to bring together advocates and community leaders from across the state. This year’s event includes activities that range from advocate training and recognition to displays at the State Capitol, and many other events in between. This two-day event culminates at the 9th Annual Safe Homes, Safe Streets Reception and Silent Auction to be held at the Ramada Regency Ballroom.

Activities that are free and open to the public include:

Beyond Statistics Silhouettes at the Capital - These life-size silhouettes tell the stories of women who lost their lives because of domestic violence or sexual assault. This moving tribute may be viewed on Wednesday, February 8th, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Kansas State Capital Complex (exact location TBD).

KCSDV Press Conference - Wednesday, Feb. 8th at 10 a.m. at the KCSDV Office, 634 SW Harrison St, Topeka, KS 66603. All members of the press and general public are invited to hear about the incredible work happening around the state as a part of KCSDV Projects and Member Program Services. Hear from community leaders as the testify to the life-changing and life-saving work being done through advocacy in Kansas.

9th Annual Safe Homes, Safe Streets Reception and Silent Auction - Join us on Wednesday, February 8th, 2012 at 6 p.m. at the Ramada Inn of Topeka. This event has earned the reputation of a must-attend event for community leaders and elected officials as a rare opportunity to learn about community-based advocacy programs and celebrate their success.

The evening will include:

  • Presentation of Recognition Awards
  • Silent Auction* to benefit KCSDV
  • Informational displays from KCSDV and KCSDV Member Programs

supported by
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas Foundation logo

Admission is free of charge, but RSVPs are appreciated. Please RSVP by Thursday, February 2nd to Audra at 785-232-9784 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

*Donations welcome for the Silent Auction. Contact Kimber Welker at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if interested.

For more information on Safe Homes, Safe Streets 2012, visit the Advocate Pages or contact Audra Fullerton at 785-232-9784 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Be a part of the event from anywhere! Follow us on twitter @KCSDV or #SafeHomesSafeStreets

 

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Safe Homes, Safe Streets Silent Auction - Make a Donation!

Our upcoming Safe Homes, Safe Streets 2012 event is quickly becoming one of our signature fundraising events. We are asking for donations of silent auction items to be used during the event on February 8th. The items can range from a basket of goodies, to sporting or event tickets, a weekend getaway, golf, or anything that you believe would peak someone's interest and open their wallets. We are hoping to keep the minimum value of the items above $100, but would love to talk to you if you have an idea that doesn't meet these requirements.

If you have any questions or would like to donate, please contact Kimber Welker at (816) 695-2585. Your gracious support is appreciated, and we are looking forward to an amazing event!

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