Clover Village Square Shoppers Drug Mart has just announced details of their pub night, which is being held to raise money for Surrey Women's Centre as part of Shoppers Drug Mart's Tree of Life Campaign. Pub night will be held on Thursday, October 25 at Bogey's Pub in Cloverdale (5640 188th Street) from 6:30pm-9:00pm. Not only will half of each $20 ticket sold go directly to Surrey Women's Centre, Bogey's has generously offered to match all money earned from games and 50/50 draw!!
Available space at Tipping the Scales of Justice: Supporting Women, Children and Families, is filling up quickly. The conference, hosted by the Network to End Violence in Relationships, will explore the best approaches to dealing with domestic violence in the courts and will offer service providers and other professionals the chance to come together to discuss how to increase the safety of women and children in our community by eliminating violence.
Thanks to Shoppers staff, makeup artists and volunteers who worked so hard to put together Friday night's Girl Power Gala. The event was a definite success, with a huge turnout of people all coming together to support Surrey Women's Centre. Having enjoyed professional makeovers, relaxing massages and funky hair feathers, it's safe to say all of our guests left feeling and looking great!
We cannot over-emphasize our gratitude to Central City Shoppers Drug Mart for providing us with this wonderful opportunity to connect with our friends and supporters in the community.
We want to express our thanks to Radio Punjab for having us on their show yesterday morning. We're so grateful for the opportunity to talk about what we do here at Surrey Women's Centre and the many programs we offer women and children who are escaping violence.
They also helped us spread the word throughout our community about Central City Shoppers Drug Mart's Girl Power Night, which starts tonight at 4:00PM, and the Tree of Life Campaign!
Thanks Radio Punjab!
Today marks the very first International Day of the Girl Child, as declared by the UN last December. International Day of the Girl Child advocates girls' rights and gender equality bringing attention to the discrimination and abuse many girls around the world face on a daily basis.
The government of British Columbia released its plan yesterday to strengthen the response to domestic violence in our province. The plan, which is led by the Provincial Office of Domestic Violence, includes training for professionals throughout the province to help them recognize and respond to domestic violence. The plan also introduces improvements to the integrated justice information database to help identify cases involving child victims, as well as policies aimed to identify strengths an gaps in service provision.
Shoppers Drug Mart's Girl Power Night is just two days away and tickets are going quickly!
Tipping the Scales of Justice is a conference hosted by the Network to Eliminate Violence in Relationships that features an exciting lineup of speakers who will explore the role of our criminal justice system in supporting the safety of women, children and families dealing with violence. Cory Heavener, Head of the Provincial Office of Domestic Violence, will present on the provincial plan to ensure the best policies and practices for supporting families dealing with domestic violence.
Central City Shoppers Drug Mart's Girl Power Night is fast approaching! Call 604.588.6451 to buy your ticket and book your free makeover at the event.
In 1992 October was named Women’s History Month to recognize and celebrate women’s contribution to Canadian history. A brief look at Canada’s historical timeline shows the immense impact women have had in shaping our country and reminds us of the many barriers that women have overcome. While Women's History Month provides us the opportunity to appreciate the hard work and accomplishments of Canadian women, it also serves as a reminder that there is work yet to be done.