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Past Events
2006 | 2007 | 2008 | 2009 | 2010
| 2011 | 2012 | 2013 |

2006

Tuesday, January 17th, 2006
Stalking Awareness Month - Press Conference
10:30am, the Atrium at the Ohio Statehouse
Open to public Press release*

Tuesday, April 25, 2006
Community Conversation on Teen Dating Violence
10:00am - 12:00noon
Boys & Girls Club of Columbus
115 S. Gift St., Columbus, OH
No cost to attend but RSVP required.
Download Flyer*

Thursday, June 29, 2006
Legal Seminar: Navigating Minefields & Increasing Effective Practice in Divorce Cases Involving Domestic Violence & Children
9:00am - 4:30pm, Ohio State Bar Association (Columbus, OH)

Click here for brochure*

Saturday, July 1, 2006
Flo's Garden Party - "Growing a Healthy Family Annual Event"
4:00pm - 7:00pm, Bexley, OH
For more information or to purchase event tickets, please contact 614.221.1255.
Advertising & sponsorship opportunities available for vendors.

"Healthy Moms = Healthy Babies" 
Regional Trainings for Pregnant & Safe Project

(Domestic Violence during Pregnancy)
Friday, May 12, 2006, 9:00am - 10:00am, McArthur, OH Training brochure*
Friday, May 26, 2006, 12:00noon - 1:00pm, Wilmington, OH Training brochure*
Friday, June 9, 2006, 1:30pm - 2:30pm, Eaton, OH Training brochure*
Friday, June 16, 2006, 8:45am - 12:00noon, Mentor, OH Training brochure*
Wednesday, June 21, 2006, 10:00am - 11:30am, Marietta, OH Training brochure*
Monday, June 26, 2006, 12:00noon - 1:00pm, Fostoria, OH Training brochure*
Wednesday, June 28, 2006, 9:30am -11:00am, Lisbon, OH Training brochure*

Thursday, August 17, 2006
ACTION OHIO Annual Meeting & 30th Anniversary Observance
12:00 noon - 1:30pm, Fawcett Center, 2400 Olentangy River Rd. (Columbus, OH)
RSVP by August 14, 2006. RSVP Form*

Wednesday, September 20, 2006
Pregnant Teens & Teen Moms: On the Endangered List

9:00am - 12:00noon, 471 E. Broad St., Columbus, OH
(Location provided by Motorists Mutual Insurance Company)
Registration (Word)

Thursday, October 5, 2006 - Cancelled
Annual Luncheon Program 2006
 Celebrating the strength of survivors of domestic violence

"Living Your Maximum Life" by Jan Allen, Life & Executive Coach
Facilitated by: Andrea Cambern, Channel 10 News Anchor
12:00 noon- 1:30pm, Hyatt Regency, Columbus
$50 per person
Registration*

Friday, October 6, 2006
The Grayce Williams Memorial Fund - The 4th Annual Birthday Event
Featuring Guest Speaker - Denise Johnson, Administrative Law Judge, Ohio Civil Rights Commission: “How Equal are Women? - A Status Report”
12:00 noon - 1:30pm, Broad Street Presbyterian Church, Columbus
$25 per person
Registration*

Tuesday, October 24, 2006
The Empty Place at the Table Exhibit

10:00am - 1:30pm, Atrium, The Ohio Statehouse
Open to public
Exhibit & Program detail*

2007

Saturday, June 23, 2007
Flo's Garden Party - "Growing a Healthy Family Annual Event"
4pm - 7pm, Granville, Ohio
For more information or to purchase event tickets, please contact 614.221.1255 or email actionoh@ee.net.
Advertising & sponsorship opportunities available for vendors.

Healthy Moms = Healthy Babies
Trainings on "Domestic Violence during Pregnancy"


May 23, 2007   12:1:30p & 3:00-4:30p   Chardon, OH
May 30, 2007   8:30a - 12: 30p             Xenia, OH

June 8, 2007   1:00p - 3:00p                 Waverly, OH
June 11, 2007  11:00a - 1:00p              South Point, OH
June 12, 2007  8:30a - 12:30p              Steubenville, OH
June 15, 2007  5:00p - 7:00p                Greenville, OH
June 22, 2007 8:30a - 12:30p               Sidney, OH
June 28, 2007  8:30a - 12:15p              Ravenna, OH

Friday, September 28, 2008
ACTION OHIO Annual Meeting
11am - 1:30pm, Westerville Library, Westerville, Ohio
$10 per person
Registration Information*

Tuesday, October 2, 2007
A Business Breakfast Panel Presentation, "Domestic Violence & the Workplace"

8:00 am - 9:30 am, Hyatt Regency Hotel, Columbus, OH
$20 per person
Registration Information*

Friday, October 5, 2007
The Grayce Williams Memorial Fund, "5th Annual Birthday Remembrance"
12 noon- 1:30pm, Broad Street Presbyterian Church, Columbus, Ohio
Guest Speakers:
Hollie Hinton, Director, Women's Initiative & Outreach, Governor's Office
Linda Hengst, Director, Ohioana Library
$25 per person
Registration Information*

Wednesday, October 10, 2007
Health Cares About Domestic Violence Day News Conference

The Ohio Statehouse, Columbus, OH
Open to public

Tuesday, October 23, 2007
An Empty Place at the Table™ Memorial Exhibit
Atrium, The Ohio Statehouse, Columbus, OH
Exhibit Hours: 10:00 am - 1:30pm
Special Two-Part Program Features:
Introduction to Domestic Violence, Victimization, Healing & Taking ACTION
Part I (11:00a—12 Noon)
Christine Paisley, Ph. D, Psychologist in Private Practice
Elsa & Jim Croucher, Parents of Tina Suzanne Croucher, Dating Violence Homicide Victim
Part II (12 Noon—1:00pm)
Update on pending violence-related legislation
Lori King, Victim Advocate at Ohio Department of Rehabilitation & Correction, telling her sister’s story & her efforts to help other victims.
Flyer*

2008

Tuesday, January 15, 2008
News Conference in Observance of National Stalking Awareness Month
10:00 am, Ohio Statehouse (in the Ladies Gallery/passageway room)
Open to public

January Volunteer meetings - Open to those who are interested. Flyer*

Thursday, January 31, 2008
An Evening with Susan Wicklund (Author of "This Common Secret")

6:30 pm - 9:00 pm, OSU Fawcett Center, Columbus, OH
Sponsored by Freedom of Choice Ohio and The National Council of Jewish Women (Columbus Section)
Purchase of ticket necessary. For more info open brochure* or call Jaime Miracle of FOCO at 614-221-2594.

Life Saver Party (Fundraising event with Mary Kay Independent Sales Director)
Thursday, February 21, 2008, 6:30pm
At Cynthia Ruccia's in Bexley, OH
For more detail, see flyer*.

A Forum on Maternity Leave in Ohio - Cancelled due to bad weather.
Saturday, March 8, 2008, 1:30p - 3:30pm
Whetstone Library, 3909 N. High St., Columbus, OH
For more detail, see flyer*.

Children Caught In the Middle: Divorce & Domestic Violence Issues
Friday, March 14, 2008, 10 A.M. - Noon
Transitions, Inc. (Zanesville, OH)
For topics covered, please see flyer*.


The Role of Men & Fathers  in Society & Families
Tuesday, March 18, 2008, 12 Noon- 3 P.M.
First Step (Fostoria, OH)
For topics covered, please see flyer*

ACTION OHIO Volunteer Meeting
Thursday, March 20, 2008, 7:00 pm - 8:30pm
Westerville Public Library, 126 S. State St., Westerville, OH

Children & Domestic Violence: A Review of the Issues
Friday, March 21, 2008, 10:00 am - 12 Noon
Family Violence Prevention Center of Greene County (Xenia, OH)
For topics covered, please see flyer*

Public Policy Institute for College Students
Tuesday, April 1, April 8, 2008, 1:30 pm -3:30pm
Riffe Center, 77 S. High St., Columbus, OH

Wednesday, April 16, April 23, 2008, 11:00 am - 1:00pm
Ohio Statehouse, Columbus, OH

For more info & registration, see flyer*

The 6th Annual Flo's Garden Party Fundraiser
Saturday, June 21, 2008, 4:00pm - 7:00pm
Granville, OH
$25 per person to attend.
For ticket & sponsorship information, please call ACTION OHIO 614-825-0551.

ACTION OHIO Annual Program Meeting
Friday, September 26, 2008, 10:00am - 12:00noon
Broad Street Presbyterian Church
760 East Broad St., Columbus, OH 43205
Free parking & Entrance at rear of church.
Refreshments provided.

The Grayce Williams Memorial Fund 6th Annual Birthday Event
Friday, October 10, 2008, 12:00 Noon - 1:30 pm
Broad Street Presbyterian Church
760 East Broad St., Columbus, OH 43205
Free parking & Entrance at rear of church.
$25 per person (includes box lunch and birthday cake)
Guest Speaker:
Jeanine P. Donaldson, Executive Director, Elyria YWCA
&  Former Chair, Ohio Civil Rights Commission

An Empty Place at the Table Annual Exhibit & Free Seminar on Domestic Violence in the Workplace
Tuesday, October 21, 2008
10:00am - 1:30pm (Exhibit Hours)
11:00am - 1:00pm (Seminar)
Atrium at the Statehouse, Columbus, OH
Open to Public
Seminar registration is required. To register please see program detail*.
Application pending for CEUs for Counselors, Social Workers and Marriage & Family Therapists.
For more info, go to our Empty Place page.

Crisis Management: Domestic Violence in the Department
For Law Enforcement Officers Especially Police Chiefs, Sheriffs & Supervisory Staff
Tuesday, October 28, 2008
9am – 3:15pm|
Ohio Department of Agriculture
Bromfield Administrative Building
8995 East Main St., Reynoldsburg, OH 43068
Certificates of Participation (5 hrs) awarded to attendees.
$25 per person
To register, please download workshop brochure* and submit registration form by 10/24/08 (or call ACTION OHIO after the deadline).

Strengthening Law Enforcement Families
Featuring Ret. Lt. Margene Robinson, formerly with Dayton Police Department
Workshop Highlights*

Wednesday, November 5, 2008
9:00 am – 12:00 noon
OPOTA Richfield Campus
4055 Highlander Pkwy, Richfield, OH 44286
To register, please download workshop flyer* and submit registration form by 11/3/08 (or call ACTION OHIO after the deadline).

Wednesday, December 3, 2008
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Toledo Police Academy
30439 Tracy Rd., Wallbridge, OH 43465
To register, please download workshop flyer (Word) and submit registration form by 12/1/08 (or call ACTION OHIO after the deadline).

Monday, December 8, 2008
9:00 am - 12:00 noon
Butler County Government Service Building
315 High St., Hamilton, OH 45011
To register, please download workshop flyer (Word) and submit registration form by 12/3/08 (or call ACTION OHIO after the deadline).

Crisis Management: Domestic Violence in the Department
For Law Enforcement Officers Especially Police Chiefs, Sheriffs & Supervisory Staff

Workshop Highlights*

Tuesday, October 28, 2008
9am – 3:15pm|
Ohio Department of Agriculture
Bromfield Administrative Building
8995 East Main St., Reynoldsburg, OH 43068

2009

Pregnant & Safe Workshop: Healthy Moms = Healthy Babies
Friday, March 20, 2009 (Gallipolis)
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Gallia Co. Health Department
Presented by Serenity House & ACTION OHIO.
For detail and registration information, please download the brochure.

Wednesday, March 25, 2009 (Circleville)
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

City of Circleville Fire Department
Presented by Haven House of Pickaway County & ACTION OHIO.
For detail and registration information, please download the brochure*.

A Public Policy Briefing on Family Violence & Related Issues + An Introduction to the 128th Ohio General Assembly
Monday, April 6, 2009 (Zanesville)
10:00 AM - 12 Noon
Immanuel United Church of Christ
Presented by Transitions, Inc. & ACTION OHIO.
For more information and registration, please download the flyer.

Wednesday, April 15, 2009 (Xenia)
10:30 AM - 12 Noon
Greene Co. Department of Job & Family Services
Presented by Family Violence Prevention Center of Greene County, Greene County Domestic Violence Consortium and ACTION OHIO.
For more information and registration, please download the flyer.

Connection between Animal Cruelty & Human Violence
Tuesday, October 20, 2009
10:00 am - 11:45 am (Downtown, Columbus)

The Ohio Statehouse
Featuring Dr. Daniel Davis, Psychologist & Denise Youngsteadt-Parrish, Capital Area Humane Society
$10 per person (Scholarships for college students available)
RSVP by 10/16/09. For detail, please see flyer*.'

A Brown Bag Lunchtime Info Session For Domestic Violence & Disability Service Providers
Monday, November 2, 2009
12 noon – 1:30 p.m. (Worthington)
820 North High St.
Old Worthington Library
RSVP by 10/29/09 (10/25/09 if ordering lunch).
For more info, see flyer*.

The Grayce Williams Memorial Fund 7th Annual Birthday Event
Friday, October 9, 2009
12:00 noon - 1:30 pm (Columbus)
93 West Weisheimer Rd.
First Unitarian Universalist Church
$25 per person (Box Lunch & Birthday Cake)
RSVP by Oct 6, 2009. For more detail, see flyer*.

8th Annual An Empty Place™ at the Table Exhibit
Tuesday, October 20, 2009
9:30 am - 3:00 pm (Downtown, Columbus)

The Atrium at the Ohio Statehouse
Free programs start at 12 noon
Keynote Speaker (12 Noon - 1 P.M.)
Judi Poli, Survivor & Author of “Memories of Every Season: A Young Woman's Struggle to Overcome Abuse”
Public Policy Briefing (1:15 – 2:30 P.M.)
Michael Smalz, Ohio Poverty Law Center
Courtney Combs, Dennis Murray & Brian Williams, State Representatives
For detail, please see flyer*.

2010
National Crime Victims' Rights Week Presentations
Monday, April 19, 2010, 7:00 - 8:00 PM (Columbus Library, Karl Rd Branch)
Tuesday, April 20, 2010, Noon - 1:00 PM (Old Worthington Library)
Wednesday, April 21, 2010, 7:00 - 8:00 PM (Westerville Library)
Thursday, April 22, 2010, 7:00 - 8:00 PM (Upper Arlington Public Library)
Friday, April 23, 2010, Noon - 1:00 PM (Grandview Heights Public Library)
See flyer*for details.

Girls Need to Know Event for Teen Girls
Tuesday, May 11, 2010 (Columbus)
4:30 AM - 7:30 AM
See flyer* for details.

Flo's Garden Party - Fundraising Event
Saturday, June 19, 2010 (Alexandria)
At the home of Sally & Bill Reynolds
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

2010 Flo's Garden Party Newsletter
Special Thanks to 2009 Flo’s Garden Party Sponsors
Platinum
Sally & Bill Reynolds
Gold
Kim & George Fackler
Silver
Paige & Mike Crane
Karen & James Dunn
Joanne & Dave Woodyard
Bronze
Kim & Ben Barton
Brenda & Bill Boyd
Melodee Kornacker
Jill & Greg Lanouette
Cynthia & Mike Menzer
Mary Petro

Public Policy Luncheon: "Women and Political Power: Have we moved forward?"
Friday, October 1, 2010
12:00 noon - 1:30 pm
Fawcett Conference Center (Columbus)
$30 per person
Contact ACTION OHIO to RSVP by 9/22.
Click here* for event flyer.

I Matter:Creating confidence for mothers and daughters
An afternoon program for mothers and daughters, ages 10-13

Sunday, Octoer 10, 2010
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Embassy Suites (2886 Airport Drive, Columbus, OH)
$10 per person
Contact Jewish Family Services 614.231.1890.
Click here* for event flyer.
ACTION OHIO is partnering with Jewish Family Services in support of its Purple Light Nights Campaign.

New Laws Aim to Stop Violence & Save Lives : “Insider’s Perspective on Violence-Related Legislation” (Free Public Policy Briefing)

Tuesday, Octoer 12, 2010
10:00 am - 12:00 noon
Atrium at the Statehouse (Columbus)
Free to attend.
Contact ACTION OHIO to RSVP by 10/8 (Walk-ins also welcome)
Click here* for event flyer.


An Empty Place at the Table Memorial Exhibit
Tuesday, October 12, 2010
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Atirum at the Statehouse (Columbus)
Open to public.
Click here* for more information about the exhibit.

“When the bough breaks, the cradle will fall”Battered Babies" - Coexistence of Child Abuse & Domestic Violence: Continuing Professional Education Workshop Featuring Panel of Experts
Tuesday , October 12, 2010
Atrium at the Statehouse (Columbus)
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Registration required. Click here* for more information or contact ACTION OHIO.

2011

The Statehouse Report - Conference Call 1st in a series
Monday, April 4, 2011
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Free for ACTION OHIO Members/ $10 per person per line for Non-Members
RSVP by 4/2/11. Email actionohio@sbcglobal.net to register.

For more information, click here.*

The Statehouse Report - Conference Call 2nd in a series
Monday, May 23, 2011
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Free for ACTION OHIO Members/ $10 per person per line for Non-Members
RSVP by 5/20/11. Email actionohio@sbcglobal.net to register.

For more information, click here.*

I Matter:Creating confidence for mothers and daughters
An afternoon program for mothers and daughters, ages 10-13

Thursday, May 5 & May 19, 2011
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
May 5 at Columbus Metropolitan Main Library (96 S. Grant Ave)
May 19 at Bexley Library (2411 E. Main St.)
$10 per person
Contact Jewish Family Services 614.231.1890.
Click here* for event flyer.
ACTION OHIO is partnering with Jewish Family Services in support of its Purple Light Nights Campaign.

Flo's 9th Annual Garden Event: Granville Area Private Garden Tour
Saturday, June 18, 2011
Granville, OH
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tickets availabe at Granville Farmer's Market or Reader's Garden.
Tickets can also be purchased through ACTION OHIO.
Contact via email actionohio@sbcglobal.net or call 614-825-0551.
$25 per person
Click here* for more information.

Free Training Event presented by Shelter from Violence Inc.
Friday, June 24, 2011
Greenville, OH
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
For more information click here* or contact ACTION OHIO.

The Statehouse Report - Conference Call 3rd in a series
Wednesday, July 27, 2011
12:00 noon - 1:00 pm
Free for ACTION OHIO Members/ $10 per person per line for Non-Members
RSVP by 7/25/11. Email actionohio@sbcglobal.net to register or call 1.888.622.9315.
For more information, click here.*

Run Women Run! for Political Office
Annual Public Policy Luncheon Program Event
Thursday, October 13, 2011
12 Noon to 1:30 P.M.
The Fawcett Event Center
2400 Olentangy River Rd., Cols 43210
Featuring Panel Presentation
Cost: $30 per Person
RSVP by October 11, 2011 by calling 614 825-0551 or Toll Free 888 622-9315 or
by e-mailing actionohio@sbcglobal.net.
Click here for more information.*

An Empty Place at the Table Memorial Exhibit
Wednesday, October 26, 2011
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Atrium at the Statehouse (Columbus)
Open to public.
Click here* for more information about the exhibit.
Click here* for more information about the Public Policy briefing in the morning and afternoon workshop.

Domestic Violence & Housing IssuesTeleconference
Thursday, November 17, 2011
2:00 P.M. to 3:00 P.M.
Click here* for detail.

2012

Tuesday, April 24th, 2012
Helping Abuse Victims Find Housing and Home
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority, Coclumbus

Click here for more info*

Wednesday, May 30th, 2012
Helping Abuse Victims Find Housing and Home
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Clark County DJFS, Springfield
Click here for more info*

Tuesday, June 19, 2012
2012 Statehouse Report Conference Call Series #1

Click here for more info*

Saturday, July 14, 2012
Flo's 10th Annual Garden Event Granville Area Private Gardens Tour

Click here for more info* (Online payment is not available at this time.)

Friday, October 12, 2012
WOMEN’S ORGANIZATIONS CELEBRATE
PASSAGE OF ANTI-HUMAN TRAFFICKING LEGISLATION
1
2:00 noon - 1:30 pm
The Fawcett Event Center, Columbus
Click here for more info*

Wednesday, October 24, 2012
An Empty Place at the Table Memorial Exhibit
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Atrium at the Statehouse (Columbus)
Open to public.
Click here* for more information about the exhibit and the free training sessions.

2013

Sunday, February 24, 2013
PURPLE TEAN PARTY - LOVE SHOULDN'T HURT
1:00 - 3:00 PM

Hilton Easton, Columbus
Click
here for more info*

Tuesday, February 26, 2013
2013 PUBLIC POLICY CONFERENCE #2
How big an issue is Sexual Assault in Ohio? (No just in Steubenville)

12:00 -
1:00 PM
Click
here for more info*

Wednesday, March 13, 2013Friday, April 26, 2013
HELPING ABUSE VICTIMS FIND HOUSING & HOME
Safe at Home Free Training Event

Dayton, OH 45417
1
0:00 am - 3:30 PM
Click
here for more info*

HELPING ABUSE VICTIMS FIND HOUSING & HOME
Safe at Home Free Training Event

Athens, OH 45701
1
0:00 am - 3:15 PM
Click
here for more info*

Saturday, July 13, 2013
3:00 pm -
6:00 pm
11th Annual Flo's Garden Party 2013
Alexandria, OH

Click here for donor/sponsor information.
Click here for ticket/event information.

Thursday, October 3, 2013
12:00 noon - 1:30 pm
Fawcett Event Center
Columbus, OH

Women With Political Power: A Panel Presentation
11th Annual Grayce Williams Public Policy Event

Click
here for more information.

Wednesday, October 9, 2013
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Museum Gallery, the Ohio Statehouse
Columbus, OH
Health Cares About Domestic Violence Day

Click
here for more information.

Tuesday, October 29, 2013
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Facing up to Elder Abuse in Ohio
Atrium at The Ohio Statehouse
Columbus, OH

Click
here* for more information.

2014

Friday, February 28, 2014
1st 2014 PUBLIC POLICY TELECONFERENCE
Violence, Abuse and Guns Affecting Adults, Children and Pets: Issues on the minds of Ohio legislators & What they propose to do about it

1
0:00 - 11:00 AM
Click
here for more info*

Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Helping Abuse Victims Find Housing and Home
Compass Family & Community Services
535 Marmion Ave., Youngstown, OH

8:45 am - 12:00 Noon
Click
here for more info*

Saturday, May 10, 2014
Mother's Day Weekend Plant Sale
Windstream Park
131 East Broadway, Granville, OH

9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Click
here for more info*

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