Grace Awards mark shel­ter’s an­niver­sary

Daily Freeman (Kingston, NY) - - COMMUNITY -

POUGH­KEEP­SIE » The Grace Smith House will cel­e­brate its 35th an­niver­sary at the an­nual Wo(M) en of Grace Awards on Oct. 5.

Ev­ery year dur­ing Do­mes­tic Vi­o­lence Aware­ness Month, Grace Smith House honors the women and men who have made sig­nif­i­cant con­tri­bu­tions to their mis­sion of em­pow­er­ing sur­vivors to live free of do­mes­tic vi­o­lence.

The 2016 hon­orees are Steven Chick­ery of Hud­son Val­ley Of­fice Fur­ni­ture, and Mike Kunin and Jen­nifer Buri da Cunha of Camp Ramapo.

Friends and sup­port­ers of the Grace Smith House are in­vited to at­tend the event, be­ing called an “Evening of Grace.”

The Wo(M)en of Grace Awards will be held at the Grand­view in Pough­keep­sie, from 5:30-8 p.m. Tick­ets, as well as spon­sor­ship op­por­tu­ni­ties, re­main avail­able.

To reg­is­ter, please visit Grace Smith House’s web­site, www.grace­smith­house.org/event.

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