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DVSAC celebrates 35 years of service

The Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Coalition is celebrating 35 years of service to Western Nevada County with a gala Nov. 8.

The coalition is hosting a “35 years and Rising” gala to celebrate its journey and to raise funds for the new frontier. The gala event kicks off at 5:30 p.m., Nov. 8, at Miners Foundry in Nevada City. The community is invited to join in for an evening of dinner, music, dancing and live auction. The auction will feature unique gifts and custom works of art designed for the occasion, with peace in mind. Local icons such as Stucki Jeweler’s, artists Jerianne Van Dijk and Ron Rodecker, the Peacemakers Quilters of Peace Lutheran and the Neighborhood Center of the Arts are creating and contributing treasures from their hearts. Other items include two-night get-away(s), an airplane ride, a train ride to Reno and more. Community Partners in Peace is contributing to make the evening festive, featuring appetizers and dinner catered by Kane’s and music by Paul Ong and DJ DLT (Tony de la Torre). Cocktails start at 5:30 p.m., dinner and program at 7 p.m. Tickets are $75. RSVP or purchase your tickets by Oct. 28 at http://www.dvsac.org. To pay by credit card, call the office at 530-272-2046.

DVSAC is paying tribute to all those who came before us, so if you were part of the DVSAC story or journey from 1978 to the present, whether legacy board member, executive director, volunteer, staff or community member, you are invited.

DVSAC offers resources for building healthy relationships and services for healing the effects of interpersonal violence.

Victims of domestic violence and sexual assault can obtain crisis counseling by calling the 24-hour crisis line 530-272-3467 or coming into the DVSAC office located at 690 McCourtney Road, Grass Valley. For more information, visit the DVSAC website at http://www.dvsac.org.

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