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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October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Join us in creating a community-wide dialogue to raise awareness about domestic violence and it’s impact on our community!  Some easy yet effective ways to raise awareness and support our mission are:

  • Like us on Facebook and Twitter and share our daily posts during Domestic Violence Awareness Month (be sure to use #DVAM15 too).  When your friends and social media contacts see that you care about domestic violence, it will encourage them to take a stand too!
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Corks for a Cause-THANK YOU!

corks FB cropWe extend a heartfelt THANK YOU to all of our guests and sponsors who supported the Loudoun Child Advocacy Center through our Corks for a Cause event at Breaux Vineyards on May 15, 2015!  We raised $14,000 for the Loudoun Child Advocacy Center and had a great time with our guests who enjoyed wine and food pairings with the beautiful scenery ...

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