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Every Hour in America there are:
- 2 murders
- 2 drunk driving deaths
- 28 rapes
- 58 robberies
- 67 attacks on women by someone they know
- 103 neglectful or abusive acts toward children
- 157 stalkings
- 163 violent attacks on 12-17 year olds in school
- 349 burglaries
- 523 assaults
- 1530 thefts
Many people work in the arena of victims’ rights, in many different ways. The Pinellas County community is well served by the efforts of many. This year we were pleased to acknowledge the significant and unique contributions of 4:
Congratulations of our 2010 Award Recipients:
Ms. Beverly Andringa – Sustained Commitment: In recognition of a career of outstanding service focused on issues of sexual violence, child abuse & Jimmy Ryce issues; and her continued collaboration with The Domestic Violence Task Force – Fatality Review Team.
Ms. Coleen Chaney – Outstanding Individual: For outstanding efforts in programming and development focused on minor survivors of sexual crimes & creative use of web based technology and social networking for victim-related community education.
Officer Sergio Fidelis – Outstanding Individual: In recognition of his survivor focused work with Clearwater Police Department and Operation Apoyo Hispano.
Soroptimist Mid-Pinellas Largo – Outstanding Organization: For creative, consistant and community based education & prevention efforts regarding human trafficking, dating & domestic violence.