08-02-17 Laurel House Executive Director Beth Sturman

discussed the non-profit, which offers aid and shelter to women, men and families affected by domestic abuse, how a definition of abuse includes control over finances and access to friends and family, verbal and emotional abuse as well as physical threats; relief for individuals and how to seek help; also how to get involved through volunteering, donating or buying from their Thrift, Marian's Attic, or participating in their many fundraisers throughout the the year, including the 'Mile in Her Shoes' where area police, firefighters and others run in women's shoes, their annual Gala and 5k.  For more information visit laurel-house.org.