The Voice - March 2012

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The Voice - March 2012

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They say the color red is actually a stimulant. If you attended our Top That Red Hat luncheon on Febraury 2, then you can attest to the level of energy that was in the Palmetto Club in Daytona Beach. Guests traveled from Volusia, Flagler, Brevard, Seminole and Lake Counties to attend the fun filled red hat competition event. The emcee, Daytona Beach Police Chief, Michael Chitwood kept the guests entertained. And the celebrity judges, Kathy Milthorpe with the LPGA, Michelle Carter-Scott of Embassy of Hope and Visions of Flight and Lt. John Wells of EVAC had a difficult (cont.) time selecting the most outrageous hat. We want to thank our sponsors:

  • All Aboard Storage
  • Bishops Glen Retirement Community
  • Robert & Christine Daventport
  • TD Bank
  • Rue & Ziffra

It's not too early to get on the mailing list for next year's event.

Speak Out

The Domestic Abuse Council will get new software and hardware worth nearly $29,000 for free. Through Tech Soup, Inc., a technology provider for non-profits and an anonymous local donor, 20 work stations will be outfitted with upgraded Microsoft products, al-lowing all of the employees to work on the same software platform.

One of Tech Soup's corporate partners is Mi-crosoft. According to an e-mail sent to the Do-mestic Abuse Council, Inc. they state: "At Mi-crosoft, we believe technology can do amazing things. That's why we partner with thousands of organizations like yours around the world to help each one achieve its mission. Through our Corpo-rate Citizenship efforts, we provide technology tools, training, and resources that can help create opportunities and transform communities."

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Hugs & Love program

The "Hugs & Love" Children's Center is for children ages 0-17 that are residents of the Domestic Abuse Council, Inc. shelter programs. The "Hugs & Love" Children's Center curric-ulum incorporates a balance of indoor/ outdoor play, quiet/active learning experi-ences, individual/small group opportunities, and large/fine motor skills. There are no cost for the "Hugs & Love" Children's Center Program. To provide quality advocacy and case man-agement services to residential children. The program has strong emphasis on teaching children how to survive in a violent home and alternatives to violent behaviors.

Estate Planning

When planning your estate, please consider a gift to the Domestic Abuse Council, Inc.. The Domestic Abuse Council, Inc. depends on the support of generous donors like you. Whatever your gift may be, large or small, please know that it is deeply appreciated.

Gifts of cash: this is a quick and easy way to show your support.

Gifts of Life Insurance: When you purchased your policy, you probably had a need for life insur-ance. Perhaps today, you no longer have that need. To name Domestic Abuse Council, Inc as a beneficiary or partial beneficiary is easy. Simply name us as the policy owner or as a benefi-ciary.

Gifts of Bequests: Designate the Domestic Abuse Council as a recipient in your will.

Gifts of Securities: Donations of stocks and other securities are welcome.

Gifts of Retirement Plans: You can name the Domestic Abuse Council, Inc. as a beneficiary of your pension, 401K, IRA or other plans.

Gifts of Annuities, Lead Trusts and Remainder Trusts are also welcome and appreciated.

Shop Till You Drop Domestic Abuse Council Thrift Store

Eleven local designers created table-scapes to entice the palate and the visual senses. The Domestic Abuse Council, Inc of Volusia County was the only non-profit displaying a table. All the items on the Domestic Abuse Council's table-scape were donated to the thrift store, and Danielle Stansbury, store manager creatively put it all together.

The thrift store helps community with special events

A touch of Paris was the theme for this year's hair and fashion show at the International Academy in South Daytona. With nearly 100 guests in attendance, the Domestic Abuse Council Thrift Store in South Daytona provided the fashions free of charge to the models who are also students of the academy.

Check us out there too. Join us an Facehook as a fan!

335 Beville Rd_ South Daytona. FL 32119 (386)761-3166

Store Hours 10:00AM - 6:00PM Monday-Friday and 10-6 Saturday

We have constant needs. Call to learn our latest donor drive. No furniture, please.

Thank you to all of our generous donors.

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