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Posts Tagged ‘homicide’

Taking Care of Yourself During the Holidays

“It’s the most wonderful time of the year”.  When I start noticing signs of Christmas, that phrase is ever present in my thoughts.  I suspect this is so because I grew up with a mother that would pull out old record albums and play holiday music from Thanksgiving to Christmas; NONSTOP!!!  I am convinced my…

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National Day of Remembrance for Murder Victims

Last Wednesday, September 25th was National Day of Remembrance for Murder Victims.  In 2007, Congress designated Sept. 25 as the National Day of Remembrance for Murder Victims.  Robert and Charlotte Hullinger, of Cincinnati, formed Parents of Murdered Children following the 1978 murder of their 19-year-old daughter, Lisa, while she was studying in Germany. The annual day of observance…

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Beyond the Bullet – Book Review

In our ongoing search to find books that may be helpful to victims and survivors in their journey, we have come across many. Some have been on our shelves for years, the tried and true, and others are new and cutting edge. Today, I want to share with you a tried and true book. It…

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Coping Through the Holidays – Find what works for you

The signs of the holidays are here. The Christmas tree displayed downtown, holiday lights shining ever so brightly, holiday music  playing, numerous presents to buy and wrap  all of which can be very stressful.  Add on Also all the cleaning, cooking, and prepping the house for those relatives you see once a year.  When holiday…

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Annual Candlelight Remembrance

Please join Families and Friends while we gather with survivors, in love and remembrance.  We will be lighting candles in memory of loved ones lost to homicide and remembering each of them in a special way.  Everyone is welcome to bring stories, poems, and pictures to be shared. If you would like your loved ones photo…

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Derrick Everson Memorial Coat Drive

Donate new or gently used coats through December 7th Each year in November and December Tonja Jones holds a coat drive to benefit the Everett Gospel Men’s Mission, in honor of her nephew Derrick Everson who was murdered on August 20, 2009. Derrick had a hard beginning in life. He bounced in and out of…

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National Day of Remembrance for Murder Victims

Remembering those lost In 2007, Congress designated Sept. 25th as the National Day of Remembrance for Murder Victims.  Robert and Charlotte Hullinger, of Cincinnati, formed Parents of Murdered Children following the 1978 murder of their 19-year-old daughter, Lisa, while she was studying in Germany. The annual day of observance is on the date Lisa was…

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