Photos from Second Annual Women's Day Below

The Wise County Domestic Violence Task Force held its' Second Annual "Wise Women's Day" on Sunday, October 29, 2000. The Wise Women's Day is held to help raise awareness of the services offered by the Wise County Domestic Violence Task Force as well as to help raise funds to continue the services offered. The Wise County Domestic Violence Task Force has a full-time Victim Advocate and a part-time counselor; their services are offered to victims of violence free of charge. Services are available for both men and women.

The Wise Women's Day was held at the National Guard Armory from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm. There were 29 vendors present to offer a variety of items to purchase. Several candidates running for local offices were on hand to visit one on one with everyone. Numerous area businesses donated items to be given as raffle prizes. The Task Force raised double the amount of money this year as was raised last year.

The overall success of the Second Annual Wise Women's Day can be contributed to the people of Wise County who give so much support to such a worthy cause. With the continued support of the citizens of Wise County, the Domestic Violence Task Force will be able to achieve our ultimate goal of having a safe place for victims of Domestic Violence within our county, where victims can go and not have to lose everything in their lives that is important to them.

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Arts and crafts!

Red-E-Fox at the S.O. 911 table.

Sgt. Debbie Denney


Tables of goodies!

Hmmm, what can I buy?

More tables of neat stuff!

Still little time!
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Crowds were good all day!

Treasurer Kathryn Canova

Face painting and real clowns

Sgt. Paul Geiser and Sgt. Debbie Denney as short-order cooks

Ton of fun for the little ones!

Sgt. Harlon "Bo" Wright cooks up them dogs!

Hot dog, anyone?

Wal-Mart display...don't you want a taste?

Paula Geiser, chairperson of DVTF and County Judge L.B. McDonald.

Who'll be the first to cut the cake?

DVTF T-Shirts

Judge L.B. McDonald and Sheriff Phil Ryan 

Women's Self defense class

Self-defense with Robin Melton assisting.

Ooops...lost it!

How much for the table?

Need a house?

Wish I had a shopping cart!

Can I have three of these?

Too much neat stuff!

Have I got a deal for you!

Wonderful gifts

Ahhh...neck and back massage.

All your Christmas gift needs

Bo Wright and Laura Cyr

A long day serving!

D.J. and giving away door prizes.

Leslie Wilson and friend

What can we do to help?