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Archive for May 2016

Day Maker

Day maker: A sweet card from one of the children in our program to Brooke Larson, our Family Support Coordinator. Inside it reads, “You’re my guardian angel.” 💜 A photo posted by CherokeeFamilyViolenceCenter (@cfvcinfo) on May 26, 2016 at 12:57pm PDT It’s things like this that keep us focused on the work we are doing…

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Closing the Book on a Year of Academic Mentorship

Since October 2015, Children’s Restoration Network (CRN) has partnered with Cherokee Family Violence Center to implement Project One on One, an academic mentorship program to assist children who would like to develop academically and professionally.  Every Monday evening Project One on One mentors and students met individually or in small groups to focus on homework, projects,…

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Teen Volunteer Upgrades Our Garden

Teen volunteer Leia Amos of Ball Ground, along with her friends and family, recently completed a garden upgrade at our shelter.  The group built large, raised garden boxes and beautified our garden area, providing us a location to grow feed and plants.  Leia completed 100+ hours of volunteer service to earn the Stars and Stripes…

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Family Advocate Featured in Local Media

We have a fantastic team here at Cherokee Family Violence Center; and while we do our best to celebrate each other, we are always excited to see that others in our community have taken note of our stellar staff members.  Today, CFVC Family Advocate, Sheila Lundquist and her family were featured in the Cherokee Ledger…

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