11th Annual Drive for Charity Raises $331,594

The 11th Annual Drive for Charity, held May 19, 2016, was a huge success for the Dulles Greenway and six area nonprofits, including LAWS.  This year’s Drive for Charity raised the highest amount in 11 years, for a total of $331,594.  The six charity recipients of the funds raised include:

Loudoun Abused Women’s Shelter

The March of Dimes (National Capital Area chapter)

Loudoun Wildlife Conservancy

Fresh Air/Full Care

Every Citizen Has Opportunities (ECHO)

Loudoun Free Clinic

The Drive for Charity also funds the Dulles Greenway Citizenship Award ...

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LAWS Celebrates Board Service

At the June 22, 2016 Board of Directors meeting, LAWS Board members recognized the many years of service of Dennis Drinkard, LAWS Board Chair; Stephanie Monroe, LAWS Board Vice Chair, and Reggie Jones, LAWS Board Treasurer.  As they complete their final terms of Board service, the LAWS Board and staff thank them for their years of hard work, leadership, and dedication to our organization’s mission.

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Loudoun Abused Women’s Shelter to hold 2nd Annual Wine & Food Pairing Fundraiser at Breaux Vineyards

Loudoun Abused Women’s Shelter to hold 2nd Annual Wine & Food Pairing Fundraiser at Breaux Vineyards “Corks for a Cause” to benefit Child Advocacy Center

For Immediate Release 

(April 28, 2016, Purcellville, VA) Specially selected wines from Breaux Vineyards will be paired with artisanal food bites compliments of area restaurants and caterers; all at Breaux’s 400+ acre estate with stunning vistas of the Virginia countryside. The

‘Corks for a Cause” event will be held on Friday, May 20th from 6:30- 9:30 pm. In ...

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Loudoun Using New Assessment Tool to Determine Lethality

For Immediate Release, 4/8/16 – Law enforcement officers in Loudoun County are now using the Lethality Assessment Protocol (LAP) at the scene of domestic violence incidents. The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office and the Leesburg Police Department are using the nationally-recognized, evidenced-based strategy to help prevent domestic homicides.

“We’re learning more about how to possibly save lives by identifying victims who may be in danger of being killed by their partners. Attempted strangulation, threats with weapons, stalking, sexual assault, and obsessively jealous ...

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LAWS Executive Director honored as one of Leesburg Today’s “40 Under 40”

LAWS Executive Director, Nicole Acosta, is one of forty Loudoun County business and community leaders that honored as part of Leesburg Today’s “40 Under 40” 2015 class. The 2015 “40 Under 40” honorees were selected from among more than 100 nominations. All under age 40, the winners, whom either work or live in Loudoun County, were recognized for their professional accomplishments and community involvement.  The selection committee consisted of representatives from Leesburg Today, members of the Loudoun Chamber of Commerce’s ...

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