MEDIA ADVISORY: SENATOR BALL SECURES $50,000 FOR MY SISTER’S PLACE TO COMBAT DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

 

***WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 21st 6 P.M.***

Brewster, N.Y. – (09/19/11) – One in every four women will experience some form domestic violence in her lifetime. That staggering statistic is the reason that Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) is proud to announce he personally secured $50,000 in state funding for one the area’s leading organizations working to combat domestic violence. Senator Ball will be delivering a check to My Sister’s Place of White Plain, N.Y. this Wednesday, September 21st at 6 p.m.

My Sister’s Place (MSP) works to combat domestic violence through a holistic approach that includes intervention, education and prevention. The funding, secured by Senator Ball through a New York State grant, will support MSP’s Legal Center, which provides legal services to victims of domestic violence who are financially unable to retain their own counsel.

 

Who: Senator Greg Ball

Board Members for My Sister’s Place

Ann Ellsworth, Putnam/Northern Westchester Women’s Resource Center

Patti Sutton, RN and Chair of Women’s Advisory Council

MaryEllen O’Dell, Member of Women’s Advisory Council

 

What: My Sister’s Place Check Presentation

 

When: Wednesday, September 21st at 6 p.m.

 

Where: My Sister’s Place

One Water Street

White Plains, N.Y. 10601

 

For more information or to speak with Senator Ball, please contact Ali Skinner: (845) 200-9716.