Someplace Safe celebrates 35th anniversary
Someplace Safe invites the public to help celebrate its 35th anniversary with a banquet on Friday, May 9 at Arrowwood Resort and Conference Center in Alexandria. Tickets are $50.
The event features a social hour and silent auction at 5:30 p.m., a three-course dinner and presentation of Someplace Safe’s Community Awards at 6:30 p.m. and a performance by Midwest Dueling Pianos at 8 p.m.
There will also be a time to hear guest speakers and success stories from the past 35 years. A cash bar will be available throughout the evening. Award winners to be recognized include:
Survivors: Jenna Kettner and Jacki Maethner Jorud.
Volunteers: Michael Blumer, Vendla “VJ” Block, Glenwood Potpourri Club, Susan Gooch, Diann Guenther, Greg and Lisa Harris, Lesley Hoplin, and Ruth Plaster.
Allies: Heather Brandborg, Assistant Otter Tail County Attorney; Jason Reed, Morris Police Department; and Judge Charles Glasrud, 8th Judicial District Court Judge
The winner of the Parenting Time Center Playhouse Raffle will also be announced.
Tickets may be purchased by calling (218) 739-2853, or online at www.someplacesafe.info/ 35years.
All proceeds will go to support Someplace Safe programming and services, helping families, friends, coworkers, neighbors and others in the communities.
Someplace Safe is a nonprofit organization working to eliminate violence in West Central Minnesota and beyond.The agency was incorporated in 1979 as a 501(c)(3), private non-profit corporation dedicated to serving victims and survivors of domestic violence.
Someplace Safe’s programming currently includes a 24-hour crisis line; domestic abuse, sexual assault and general crimes advocacy services; parenting time centers for parent-child exchanges and supervised visitation; short-term emergency placement services; and two thrift stores.