Author Archives: Valerie Foster

Bowling Against Bullying: A Family Event with An Important Message

FAIRFIELD – The fifth annual Bowling Against Bullying takes place Friday, June 5 – a perfect night of bowling, prizes and pizza. It all begins at 6 p.m. at the Nutmeg Bowl, 802 Villa Ave., Fairfield. Bowling begins at 6:30 p.m., and each team gets to bowl two games. Co-chairs of this year’s event are Christopher Givens […]

50-Mile Motorcycle Ride Has a Message: Child Abuse Must Stop

Ride Against Child Abuse is an awareness event – but this time the focus is on child abuse. It takes place Sunday, May 17, and is part ride, part poker game, and a whole lot of fun. Riders make a 50-mile loop through Bethel, Bridgeport, Fairfield, Easton, Monroe, Newtown, Redding and Trumbull. Riders can register […]

Please: Walk A Mile In Her Shoes!

FAIRFIELD, CT – Fairfield Police Chief Gary MacNamara is once again dusting off his sparkly red pumps for the annual Walk A Mile in Her Shoes down the Post Road in Fairfield April 30th. This is the fourth year for the event, and annually the array of high heels that show up on the feet of […]

CCADV Launches New Teen Dating Violence Awareness App

March, 2015….The Connecticut Coalition Against Domestic Violence (CCADV) just launched an updated teen dating violence awareness mobile app – td411 – that gives teens the “411″ on healthy relationships and teen dating violence. One in three teens nationwide reports being physically, sexually or emotionally hurt by their partner. Despite most parents feeling confident that their […]

Food + Music = Perfect Recipe for Getting your Disco On

It’s all about disco at this year’s “Rockin’ Around the Decades III: A Night at Studio 54,” March 27, featuring the sounds of Band Together CT. The night begins at 7 p.m., at the Bridgeport Holiday Inn, 1070 Main St. Band Together CT, a group founded by Rob Fried and Jerry Vigorito, unites a network […]

Synerge-marketing designs website for The Center for Family Justice, the first FJC in Connecticut

Synerge-marketing, a leader in website design and marketing, announces the launch of a dynamic website for the nonprofit, The Center for Family Justice – Center is the lifeline for victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and child abuse in six Connecticut towns: Bridgeport, Easton, Fairfield, Monroe, Stratford and Trumbull. Although The Center’s focus is […]

Please join our Giving Day challenge!

The Center for Family Justice has an amazing challenge: If we raise $30,000, an anonymous donor will match that amount. Fairfield County’s Giving Day is the perfect way to help us raise the needed $30K – which automatically becomes $60K! Wow! From midnight March 5th through 11:59 p.m., you can donate to your favorite non-profit […]

The Center for Family Justice honors Sen. Blumenthal for his service helping victims of domestic abuse and sexual assault

BRIDGEPORT, CT – “Blaming the victim of sexual assault is over,” said Sen. Richard Blumenthal, at the annual public policy breakfast Tuesday at The Center for Family Justice. “Nobody is going to blame her for what she wore, who she was with, how much she drank or where she went. The crime of sexual assault […]