Monthly Archives: October 2017

Local help is available to victims of domestic violence

By Scott Kimbler, As a part of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, AccessWDUN sat down with the Executive Director of Gateway Domestic Violence Center in Gainesville. Jessica Butler said domestic violence affects one in four women in their lifetime. According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, it also affects […]

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Golf tournament raises $262K for Gainesville domestic violence shelter

By AccessWDUN staff The 26th Annual Medical Center Open Golf Tournament, which was held Thursday at Chicopee Woods, raised $262,082 for Gateway Domestic Violence Center.   All of the proceeds will go to the “Gateway to 2020 Campaign,” a $2 million capital initiative to build a new domestic abuse shelter. Funds from the tournament will allow […]

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Domestic violence survivor offers advice for stakeholders

By Nick Watson The (Gainesville) Times After three months of intensive rehabilitation, multiple surgeries and roughly 19 months away from her job, April Ross returned to the Fulton County District Attorney’s Office in November 2015. Her caseload would be focused on domestic violence cases, as she had spent the past […]

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