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Posted on November 20, 2012

The emergency room at Surrey Memorial Hospital is currently closed due to a flood that occurred Monday morning. The closure, which is expected to last for several more days, has many patients being redirected to nearby hospitals.

This closure will not affect our Surrey Mobile Assault Response Team (SMART), which provides 24-hour service to women and girls who have been sexually or physically assaulted. SMART will continue to provide 24-hour support and accompaniment to alternative hospitals.

Posted on November 19, 2012

Once again Royal LePage Coronation Park has put on an outstanding Holiday Shopping Event to benefit Surrey Women's Centre. A steady stream of excited shoppers came to the Eaglequest Coyote Creek Golf Course last Thursday to join in the festivities, happy to start their holiday shopping knowing part of the proceeds from their purchase would go directly to Surrey Women's Centre. In addition to offering a number of great retailers, Royal LePage organized fun games, prizes and raffles to keep the crowd busy as they shopped for their perfect gifts.  

Posted on November 19, 2012

Last Friday, November 16th marked Surrey Women's Centre's 20th anniversary. Over one hundred and fifty women and their children visited our centre to celebrate with us over coffee and cupcakes as we kicked off our anniversary year.

Our guests also recieved new clothing, thanks to a local business who generously donated brand-new pants, sweaters and jackets to us. We were thrilled to be able to provide so many women and children who are fleeing violence with the quality clothing they need as we enter into the cold winter months. 

Posted on November 9, 2012

Don't forget to join us next Thursday, November 15th for a Holiday Shopping Event hosted by Royal LePage Coronation Park. With a number of great retailers to choose from, you'll find the perfect gift for anyone on your list. There will also be an early bird door prize, 50/50 draw, raffles and light refreshments. It's sure to be a night full of holiday fun!

Posted on October 31, 2012

On Saturday, December 1 Vancouver Rape Relief and Women's Shelter will be hosting a day of remembrance and action on violence against women. The Montreal Massacre Memorial will be held from 10:00am to 6:00 pm at the Vancouver Public Library. A number of fascinating lectures and roundtable discussions will be held throughout the day, covering topics such as "Male Violence Against Women, Violence Against The Planet" and "Pornifying Violence Against Women".

Posted on October 31, 2012

For the entire month of November Joytv will be airing an informational piece about Surrey Women's Centre. The piece, which focuses on our new Surrey Mobile Assault Response Team, discusses the vital role our 24-hour emergency service plays in helping women and children who are fleeing violence. Hear what Joytv reporter Leah Bolton has to say about Surrey Women's Centre!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fyXeatpzKfs

Posted on October 26, 2012

Yesterday evening's pub night at Bogy's Gastro Pub was a blast, with excellent food, a 50/50 draw, toonie toss, and even karaoke! Not only did everyone have a great time, but Clover Village Square Shoppers Drug Mart raised $1140 for Surrey Women's Centre!

We're so grateful to everyone who came to support Surrey Women's Centre. We want to give an especially huge "thank you" to Clover Village Square Shoppers Drug Mart for organizing this event.

Posted on October 26, 2012

Royal LePage Coronation Park will be hosting a Holiday Shopping Event on Thursday, November 15th at Eaglequest Coyote Creek golf course (7778-152nd Street, Surrey) from 6:00pm-9:00pm. This event is being held to help raise funds for Surrey Women's Centre as part of the Royal LePage Shelter Foundation.

Posted on October 18, 2012

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!!

Posted on October 17, 2012

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.

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