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.

 

About Greg Ball

Assemblyman Greg Ball (R, C, I – Patterson) is the Senator for New York State's 40th district. A former Vice President of Exceed International Development Corporation, Ball holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from the United States Air Force Academy, is currently completing his Masters Thesis of Liberal Studies in International Affairs at Georgetown University, and received an honorable discharge in 2005 at the rank of Captain after service as an active duty officer in the United States Air Force. View all posts by Greg Ball →
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