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Bowling fundraiser to benefit First Step

Bowling fundraiser to benefit First Step

| October 23, 2019

COSHOCTON – Step on the lane and help First Step strike out violence. If you act fast you can still get a team together and signed up for the organization’s bowling fundraiser set for Friday and Saturday, Nov. 1-2, at Legacy Lanes & Lounge, 775 S. Second St. “Majority of our funding is from federal […]

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First Step holds ribbon cutting at new location

First Step holds ribbon cutting at new location

| October 31, 2018

COSHOCTON – Vicki Laudick Casey, executive director of First Step Family Violence Intervention Services, never thought the day would come to hold a ribbon cutting ceremony in her own building. “This feels so good,” she said during the ribbon cutting held Oct. 31 at their new location, 647 Locust St. “Thank you all for being […]

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Mentors needed for First Step After School Program

Mentors needed for First Step After School Program

| September 13, 2018

COSHOCTON – First Step is starting the fourth year of its after school mentoring program and is looking for more volunteers to join the team. An informational meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 25 at First Step’s new location, 647 Locust St. “Mentors have to be consistent and willing to be there […]

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Models showcase local fashion at Administrative Professional Day

Models showcase local fashion at Administrative Professional Day

| April 26, 2018

COSHOCTON – Those who attended the Administrative Professional Day luncheon on April 25 at the Presbyterian Church were treated to a style show featuring clothing from Peebles, Abigail Birch & Company in Roscoe, and Carroll’s Men Shop and jewelry from Dean’s and the House of G.A. Fischer. Pictured are Mamie Guinther, Steve Oster, Debi Geese, […]

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First Step awarded $50,000 from Capital Budget

First Step awarded $50,000 from Capital Budget

| March 26, 2018

COSHOCTON – First Step Executive Director Vicki Laudick-Casey confirmed that the Ohio Capital Budget included a $50,000 allocation for the purpose of new construction for an all-purpose building that will house staff, offer programming space, and provide services to domestic violence, sexual assault and human trafficking victims and perpetrators. “This money brings us very close […]

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Coshocton Community Housing Inc. donates land to First Step

Coshocton Community Housing Inc. donates land to First Step

| July 28, 2017

COSHOCTON – When Steve Champagne from Coshocton Community Housing Inc. found out First Step Family Violence Intervention Services, Inc. was in need of land to construct a new building on he was more than happy to help. “First Step needed land and we had some so we donated it to them,” he said. The community […]

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First Step offers after-school program for at-risk kids

First Step offers after-school program for at-risk kids

| January 30, 2017

COSHOCTON – First Step Family Violence Intervention started an after school mentoring program in August 2015 where they mentored at-risk students in all three local school districts. This year, the organization is continuing the program, but needs more involvement from the community. If you would like to make a difference in a child’s life, contact […]

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Clothesline project shares powerful message about violence

Clothesline project shares powerful message about violence

| October 25, 2016

COSHOCTON – First Step staff and its student intern are pictured hanging up shirts that were part of The Clothesline project on display from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 25 at the court square. This annual display is First Steps way of recognizing October as Domestic Violence Awareness month and has been set up […]

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