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Free self-defense classes being offered

Free self-defense classes being offered

| January 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

COSHOCTON – First Step is offering community members a great opportunity to learn to protect themselves. Free self-defense classes will be offered by Megan Philabaum, office/fiscal manager. In July 2014, Philabaum was trained in self-defense by the National Women’s Martial Arts Federation. She spent two days at a conference in Chicago on how to engage […]

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First Step 20th anniversary celebration held

First Step 20th anniversary celebration held

| October 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

COSHOCTON – Twenty years ago there were no services in Coshocton County for victims of domestic violence, but Vickie Laudick and her staff at First Step have worked hard to change that. First Step Family Violence Intervention Services celebrated its 20th anniversary and recognized October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month with a dinner on Oct. […]

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Let’s race!

Let’s race!

| April 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

Race: A deputy from the Coshocton County Sheriff’s Office led runners and walkers participating in the First Step Family Violence Intervention Services, Inc. annual 5K/10K walk/run. The event was held April 5 in honor of April being Sexual Assault Awareness Month and 30 people pre-registered to participate. “We really appreciate everyone coming out and supporting […]

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First Step holds annual meeting

First Step holds annual meeting

| February 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

COSHOCTON – People can change and they can heal and First Step is committed to making that happen. “We’ve lost funding, but we are still serving people and that’s because of our staff,” said Vicki Laudick, executive director of First Step Family Violence and Intervention Services. “We have people who see this as their focus […]

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October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

| October 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

COSHOCTON – Ten runners participated in First Step’s 5k, which was held Oct. 5, to commemorate October being Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The race started at the fairgrounds where First Step also had a display of t-shirts and pillowcases representing victims of domestic and sexual assaults, incest and sexual orientation, and those who have passed […]

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