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April 7, 2014
SARC recently raffled off a car to benefit its new Safehouse Program. Harford Pharmacy provided the protection plan and Snee, Mahoney, Lutche and Hemlinger PA provided the tickets.
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By Janene Holzberg and For The Baltimore Sun | October 9, 2014
Dawn Root's life took a serendipitous turn two years ago, one that eventually brought her to talk about her mother's death as a way to fight domestic violence. The Glen Burnie resident spoke as an advocate and survivor Tuesday at the fifth annual candlelight vigil held by HopeWorks, a Howard County agency that serves victims of sexual, dating and domestic violence. The event, held in Columbia, marked October's designation as Domestic Violence Awareness Month across the country. Root told the gathering of 40 people wearing purple ribbons that she is on a mission to speak to audiences across the Baltimore area "since living in the darkness wasn't serving me, and I realized it was time to leave negativity behind.
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AEGIS STAFF REPORT | September 2, 2013
Two small businesses in Harford County developed a creative way to use their resources to support a non-profit in Harford County. As they work together to make Harford County a better place, these women prove that everyone can make a difference. Ewenique Yarns owner Maggie Jackovitz and Kelly's Hair Design owner Kelly Casalena have come up with a "ewenique" way to give back to the community. Jackovitz and Casalena decided to work together to support SARC in its mission to help victims of domestic violence, sexual violence, child abuse and stalking live a life free from abuse and fear.
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AEGIS STAFF REPORTS | April 25, 2014
One of the busiest Saturdays of the spring is coming up in Harford County on April 26, featuring four events many people have taken to marking their calendars for each year. Walk A Mile in Her Shoes in Bel Air, Clear Your Clutter Day at Harford Community College, River Sweep on both shores of the Susquehanna River and the Harford Earth Day Celebration in Aberdeen are activities that put service and helping others at the forefront, while at the same time giving participants a chance to have a little fun. Walk a Mile in Her Shoes To coincide with National Sexual Assault Awareness Month in April, Harford County-based non-profit SARC will host its sixth annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes: The International Men's March to Stop Rape, Sexual Assault & Gender Violence on Saturday in downtown Bel Air. The event has a goal of raising $50,000 to support SARC, which provides hope and resources for victims of domestic violence, sexual violence and stalking.
NEWS
December 16, 2013
SARC in Harford County presents a certificate to The Aegis thanking them for their sponsorship at the 4th Annual Rising Above It Hot Air Balloon Festival Weekend.
EXPLORE
August 17, 2011
Hot air balloons will be the center of a two-day festival over Labor Day Weekend in Bel Air. The second Annual Rising Above It Balloon Festival is a fundraiser for SARC, a Harford County nonprofit that provides hope and resources to victims of domestic violence, sexual violence, child abuse and stalking. Family Fun Day takes place (rain or shine) at the Harford County Equestrian Center, 608 N. Tollgate Road in Bel Air, on Saturday, Sept. 3, from noon to 7 p.m. The Balloon Glow Gala takes place the evening before, Friday, Sept.
EXPLORE
September 10, 2012
SARC, a non-profit right in the heart of Harford County, feels not only "liked", but loved! SARC was nominated by a local Liberty Mutual personal insurance agent, Lee Tayson, to participate in the "Like My Community" program, where SARC had the chance to win $30,000 based on the number of votes they gathered. On Aug. 20, after two months of online and mobile text voting, SARC came in third place, which qualified them for the $30,000. Since 1978, SARC has provided hope and resources to victims of domestic violence, sexual violence, child abuse and stalking.
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By Karin Remesch and Karin Remesch,Contributing Writer | August 14, 1994
When a blow to her stomach sent Rachel into early labor in the seventh month of her pregnancy, she broke the bond of silence that had kept her chained in a vicious cycle of remorse and abuse.Rachel, a victim of domestic violence, filed assault charges against her partner and had him removed from her home by court order. She also sought help from the Sexual Assault/Spouse Abuse Resource Center Inc., known as SARC, in Bel Air.Today, her healthy 4-month-old boy is the joy of her life and the visible signs of abuse have faded.
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By Karin Remesch and Karin Remesch,Contributing Writer | August 14, 1994
When a blow to her stomach sent Rachel into early labor in the seventh month of her pregnancy, she broke the bond of silence that had kept her chained to a vicious cycle of remorse and abuse.Rachel, a victim of domestic violence, filed assault charges against her partner and had him removed from her home by court order. She also sought help from the Sexual Assault/Spouse Abuse Resource Center Inc., known as SARC, in Bel Air.Today, her healthy 4-month-old boy is the joy of her life and the visible signs of abuse have faded.
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By Adriane B. Miller and Adriane B. Miller,Contributing Writer | October 31, 1993
Myth: Women and men who suffer abuse at the hands of their spouses have an easy solution to their problem. All they have to do is leave.Fact: Most spouses who are abused have no safe place to go, according to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence in Washington. Faced with living on the run or in a violent home, most victims choose to stay with the violence at home.Shelli Yesenko wants to change that. Ms. Yesenko is the executive director of the Harford County Sexual Assault/Spouse Abuse Resource Center (SARC)
NEWS
April 7, 2014
SARC recently raffled off a car to benefit its new Safehouse Program. Harford Pharmacy provided the protection plan and Snee, Mahoney, Lutche and Hemlinger PA provided the tickets.
NEWS
December 16, 2013
SARC in Harford County presents a certificate to The Aegis thanking them for their sponsorship at the 4th Annual Rising Above It Hot Air Balloon Festival Weekend.
NEWS
November 4, 2013
SARC, a non-profit in Harford County providing hope and resources to victims of domestic violence, sexual violence, child abuse and stalking, received a proclamation from the Harford County Council recognizing October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The proclamation was issued by Billy Boniface and the Harford County Council in hopes to increase public awareness about domestic violence. The proclamation states the long-term personal and societal effects of domestic violence, which is a largely under-reported crime.
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AEGIS STAFF REPORT | September 23, 2013
Despite the forecast of rain, the annual SARC Family Fun Day drew a crowd to the Harford County Equestrian Center on Tollgate Road in Bel Air Saturday afternoon. Though the day was supposed to feature hot air balloons, the mid-day winds that kicked up and threat of rain meant they couldn't go up in the air. Balloon owners still had their baskets set up, and let children and adults climb in to see what it was like, but the colorful balloons were grounded, not even out of their bags.
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AEGIS STAFF REPORT | September 2, 2013
Two small businesses in Harford County developed a creative way to use their resources to support a non-profit in Harford County. As they work together to make Harford County a better place, these women prove that everyone can make a difference. Ewenique Yarns owner Maggie Jackovitz and Kelly's Hair Design owner Kelly Casalena have come up with a "ewenique" way to give back to the community. Jackovitz and Casalena decided to work together to support SARC in its mission to help victims of domestic violence, sexual violence, child abuse and stalking live a life free from abuse and fear.
EXPLORE
March 6, 2013
Rocky Gonzalez, left, is presented a 25 year Chevron and Letter of Appreciation by Club President David Reed in recognition of 25 years of membership and service with the Churchville Lions Club. The Churchville Lions are supporting many efforts and organizations in the community, including First LEGO League, Leader Dogs, SIDS and SARC.
NEWS
By Phyllis Brill and Phyllis Brill,Staff writer | July 12, 1992
The Sexual Assault/Spouse Abuse Resource Center's longtime dream of establishing a shelter for battered women and their children appears to be moving closer to reality.The Bel Air-based center, which has offered counseling, legal advocacy and other assistance to abused women in Harford County for more than 14 years, is considering leasing a Bel Air site from the county for a small fee.There is now no county-based shelter for abused women. SARC generally shelters women in crisis by putting them up in local motels or placing them in shelters in other counties.
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By Carol L. Bowers and Carol L. Bowers,Staff writer | October 7, 1990
A Harford sexual assault and rape crisis center has decided to end its efforts to buy Forward Step Inc., the county's only shelter for abused and battered women."
EXPLORE
March 4, 2013
JigSaw Marketing Solutions, a strategic marketing and communications firm focused on providing results-driven marketing support, was recently awarded three new projects, including two with new clients. Independence Solar, a commercial solar energy developer headquartered in Cherry Hill, N.J., retained JigSaw to develop and implement a breakfast seminar series for prospective customers in the Harford County area. Alliance Realty, a Baltimore-based real estate, property management and general contracting firm, hired Jigsaw to develop a marketing strategy and integrated marketing communications schedule to increase awareness of the firm's services within its target market.
EXPLORE
September 10, 2012
SARC, a non-profit right in the heart of Harford County, feels not only "liked", but loved! SARC was nominated by a local Liberty Mutual personal insurance agent, Lee Tayson, to participate in the "Like My Community" program, where SARC had the chance to win $30,000 based on the number of votes they gathered. On Aug. 20, after two months of online and mobile text voting, SARC came in third place, which qualified them for the $30,000. Since 1978, SARC has provided hope and resources to victims of domestic violence, sexual violence, child abuse and stalking.
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