Press release from Pisgah Legal Services:
In October, the Henderson County Family Justice Center will celebrate one year of helping victims of interpersonal violence lessen the trauma of reporting their abuse.
The Henderson County Family Justice Center is on South Grove Street in Hendersonville, conveniently located near the County Courthouse, The Mediation Center, the Sheriff’s Department, DSS and other organizations designed to help victims of sexual assault, domestic violence and elder abuse. It is the first of its kind in Western North Carolina and based on a national model that enables victims and their children to find all the services they need in one place.
Case workers from Mainstay and attorneys from Pisgah Legal Services staff the HCFJC and work in collaboration with Vanessa’s Vision, The Healing Place, NCDPS, Probation and Parole Office and Henderson County’s DSS, District Attorney and Sherriff’s Department and Fletcher and Laurel Park Police Departments.
Sing Out! For Justice, a cocktail party and concert to help celebrate the one-year anniversary and create awareness of the Family Justice Center, has been organized by Mainstay and Pisgah Legal Services and takes place on October 1, at the Flat Rock Playhouse in downtown Hendersonville. The evening’s entertainment will be Hendersonville resident and soulful jazz singer Kat Williams performing with her three-piece band. Williams has been nominated for an Emmy and named Artist Music Guild’s Female Vocalist of the Year and will entertain the audience with her magnificent vocals . The $45 ticket also includes wine and beer and gourmet hors d’oeuvres provided by Dandelion Catering.
There is limited seating so get your tickets now by calling 828-693-3840 or visit pisgahlegal.org/sing-out-for-justice.
Without the support of concerned and generous individuals and local businesses this event could not take place. Sponsors for Sing Out! For Justice are Dr. Stuart and Carola Cohn, First Citizens Bank, Southern Alarm and Security, Highland Title, Vanessa’s Vision, Pardee Hospital, Merrill Lynch, Reid & Reid Pediatric Dentistry, Park Ridge Health, Morrow Insurance, Creech Solution for Construction, Penny Insurance Agency, HomeTrust Bank and Alison Development Group.