Beyond the Mask Masquerade

 

A Masquerade Reception benefiting Women In Need, Inc.

October 27, 2018
6:00 PM
Wilson College

 

21 and over event

 

Tickets on sale October 2 until October 19

Limited tickets available ~ $65.00 per guest ~ Online Purchase Only **

To purchase tickets go to our CrowdRise Beyond the Mask page and make a donation of $65 per ticket.

Your receipt for the donation serves are your ticket for the event.

 

Beyond the Mask is a cashless event, all donations and transactions will be made by credit card, online, though the Crowdrise platform.
Tax deductible receipt sent via electronic mail 

 

 

Sponsored by:

Purple Purse 2018

What is Purple Purse?

Purple Purse is an online fundraising competition. Agencies across the country compete to earn the most donations and complete challenges to earn bonus cash prizes. The agency that receives the most donations also wins the $100,000 prize!

 

Where does the money go?

100% of donations received on our campaign page goes directly to Women In Need. Allstate is also giving away $265,000 in cash prizes, including the grand prize of $100,000 to the agency who raises the most.

 

Can I give WIN cash or a check for Purple Purse?

Unfortunately, no. Purple Purse is an online fundraiser and all donations toward the event must be made through our campaign page. Click on the button below to go to our page.

Can I raise money for WIN?

Yes! If you go to our campaign page, you can click Join Team. Friends, family, and co-workers can then donate to your team without you having to worry about collecting any monies! All donations your team receives will come directly to WIN.

 

What are the challenges?

Each week there will be a challenge where WIN can earn extra prize monies. Here is a list of each challenge!

 

 

Paint Night Fundraiser

Friday, October 12th

Painting starts at 7:00 PM

Five Forks Church Fellowship Hall
9244 Five Forks Road, Waynesboro

Tickets: $35 per person

Proceeds from this event will benefit Women In Need, Inc.’s Purple Purse Campaign.


STOP Training 2018

 

STOP Training 2018

Presented by Kevin McNeil

Sponsored by Women In Need, Inc.

 

Kevin McNeil is a Motivational Speaker, abuse activist, and the CEO of the Twe12e Project, an organization that educates the world on the effects of abuse on individuals, families, and communities. Kevin’s passion is to help others heal from the effects of abuse. He is a renowned speaker who shares lessons from his own life experiences that transform, motivate, and inspire an individual’s mindset and potential. As a consultant, Kevin’s mission is to “motivate change in the world through abuse education,” and his vision is to “create a better tomorrow for today’s children.”

Kevin retired from the DeKalb County Police Department after 20 years. He served twelve years as a Special
Victims Unit Detective, and eight years as a Police Officer. His training and attention to detail helped him
solve several high-profile serial rape cases in the Atlanta area. Kevin’s background coupled with his
extensive research on trauma and the effects of abuse, defines and differentiates his message. He travels
across the country speaking on topics relevant to Child Advocacy Centers, Police Departments, Department
of Family and Children Services, District Attorney’s Offices, athletic organizations, schools and universities,
parents and foster parents, as well as community members. Kevin has appeared on numerous radio,
television, and podcast programs, and has been featured in several magazine articles.

In addition to law enforcement training, Kevin obtained his Master of Divinity Degree from the
Interdenominational Theological Center in Atlanta, Georgia. He is the author of six published books, several
of which empower others to live out their God-given purpose. Kevin’s talks reveal a positive, practical, and
strategic approach to support others in realizing their biggest dreams and potential. He motivates
individuals to draw closer to their strength through his books, workshop trainings, business coaching,
character refinement, and with honest, confident, and respectful communication.

 

 

October 19, 2018
8:30 AM to 3:30 PM

First United Methodist Church
225 S Second Street, Chambersburg, PA 17201

This training is FREE.
Coffee and pastries will be served. Lunch is on your own.

 

Click Here to Download Training Schedule and Lunch Options

 

Combating Human Trafficking Training

Combating Human Trafficking: A Cross-Systems Trauma-Informed Approach to Investigations, Prosecutions, and Victim Services

Sponsored by Women In Need, Inc.

 

Presented By:  Shea M. Rhodes, Esq., Detective Les Glauner, and Jamie Manirakiza

 Shea M. Rhodes, Esq. has dedicated her career to combating violence against women, protecting the rights of those who are oppressed or exploited, and championing human rights. She is the statewide legal expert on Pennsylvania laws related to sex trafficking and commercial sexual exploitation. As the Co-Founder and Director of the Institute to Address Commercial Sexual Exploitation (CSE Institute) at Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law, Ms. Rhodes works with and on behalf of victims and survivors of commercial sexual exploitation and human trafficking.

Detective Les Glauner has been a police officer with the Upper Merion Township Police Department, King of Prussia, PA for 18 years. He has been in the investigations division of the police department for 13 years. Detective Glauner is assigned to investigate juvenile related crimes, sexual exploitation of children, abuser against children, and human trafficking. He is currently cross sworn with the Philadelphia FBI’s Violent Crimes Against Children Task Force, and is a nationally board HT Investigator through the McAfee Institute.

As Director of Anti-Trafficking for the Salvation Army, Jamie Manirakiza engages in community outreach and uses her extensive background in and knowledge of clinical and macro social work to provide a wide range of comprehensive services for victims of human trafficking. Most notably, Ms. Manirakiza supervises all of the New Day to Stop Trafficking (NDST) Anti-Trafficking efforts for the Salvation Army in Greater Philadelphia. Her responsibilities include managing funding, seeking federal and local grants, supervising staff and developing programs. The NDST program includes working with women suffering from various forms of the commercial sex industry from on the ground services at the New Day Drop-in Center for women in Kensington, to Family Court accompaniment with juvenile survivors of HT. Most recently Ms Manirakiza has worked with the New Day team to open up a residential program for female survivors of trafficking.

 

November 17, 2017
9:00 AM to 3:30 PM

Fulton Theatre – 101 Lincoln Way W #102, McConnellsburg, PA 17233
Light refreshments will be provided; lunch is on your own.

This training is FREE.

 

Mindfulness Seminar & Beginner’s Yoga

 

About Toru Sato

Toru Sato received his Ph.D. in Psychology at York University in Canada.   He is currently a Professor at Shippensburg University and is passionate about learning and teaching about emotions, human relationships, consciousness, and spirituality. He is the author of “The Ever-Transcending Spirit” and is currently working on new book about meditation.  He enjoys working with individuals on their personal development and often incorporates meditative techniques into his work with them.  He has also had the privilege to facilitate many meditation sessions at Shippensburg University as well as the neighboring community since 2011.

 

This event is free to attend. Please register below to guarantee space.

If able, please provide your own yoga mat or blanket. WIN has limited yoga mats.

 

Dancing with the Cars

Join us for our annual

 

Saturday, October 14th, 2017
6:00 pm to 11:00 pm

 

Tickets: $100 per person

Includes: 3 course meal with wine and beer.

 

Wine and cheese hors d’oeuvres from 6pm until 7pm.
Dinner will begin at 7pm.
Music by the Nik Lite band for your enjoyment until 11pm.
Live and silent auctions throughout the evening.

 

Sponsored by:

 

 Call 717.372.6660 for questions and to purchase tickets.

 

Near-Fatal Strangulation Training


Near-Fatal Strangulation Training

Sponsored by Women In Need, Inc.

 

Presented By: Casey Gwinn, Esq.

Casey Gwinn spent the first ten years of his career in San Diego as a Deputy City Attorney creating one of the leading Domestic Violence Units in America and then served as the elected City Attorney for 8 years. He led the effort to open the San Diego Family Justice Center, a multi-agency collaborative designed to serve victims of domestic violence and their children and he helped lead the President’s Family Justice Center Initiative for President George Bush. Today, Casey is the visionary behind the Family Justice Center movement and Camp HOPE America, the first evidence-based camping and mentoring program in the country for children impacted by child abuse and domestic violence.

 

Training Topics Include:

  • Primary/Predominant Aggressor- including dual arrests
  • Effective Handling of Near-Fatal Strangulation Cases
  • Working Collaboratively in Domestic Violence Cases
  • Impacts of Childhood Trauma on Victimization and Perpetration

 

October 2, 2017

8:30 AM to 4:30 PM

St. Paul’s United Methodist Church
750 Norland Avenue, Chambersburg, PA 17233

Registration begins at 8:00 am
Coffee and pastries will be served
Lunch is not provided

Register below or call 717.264.3056 for more information.

This training is FREE and PCCD approved for 7 hours of training.

Registration is limited to the first 100 people.


Assessing Domestic Violence & Lethality in Intimate Relationships Training


Assessing Domestic Violence & Lethality in Intimate Relationships

Sponsored by Women In Need, Inc.

 

Presented By: Juanita Sprenkle Jones, MHS, CJSOTS, NCCE

Juanita Sprenkle Jones is the Program Coordinator for SpiriTrust Lutheran Domestic Abuse Solutions in York, Pennsylvania and has over twenty years of experience working with men who batter and control their intimate partner. Also, Juanita does individual therapy, couples counseling and is a custody evaluator for custody cases that involve domestic violence.

This presentation will take a look at predicting lethality in domestic violence relationships and discussing characteristics that are red flags for domestic violence and for recidivism. This workshop will also identify common characteristics of those who are abusive in their attempts to control a partner and who might escalate the control tactics to physical violence. Tools to predict risk and lethality will be examined as well as additional tools for safety planning. In addition, this workshop will take a look at understanding how gender affects the use of force in relationships. Become familiar with the interactive connection between entitlement and escalated risk of violence or lethality in intimate partner relationships and custody disputes.

 

July 28, 2017

9:00 AM to 3:30 PM

Fulton Theatre
101 Lincoln Way W #102, McConnellsburg, PA 17233

Light refreshments will be provided; lunch is on your own.
Register below or call 717.485.5840 for more information.

This training is FREE.