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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, February 27, 2009
 Gail Gosney, Resource Development Specialist, (360) 786-5540 x6252

Public Hearing set on Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Grant Program

​OLYMPIA -- A public hearing has been set for mid-March regarding a reapplication by Thurston County for a federal grant for programs aimed at fighting domestic violence and sexual assault.

Thurston County has been a recipient of the STOP Violence Against Women Formula Grant Program for the past several years.   These funds are used to provide training for law enforcement personnel and prosecutors in the county to ensure consistent current knowledge regarding domestic violence and sexual assault mitigation and prosecution techniques.  The resources have also been used to support a coordinated community response to such issues. 

The public is invited to attend the hearing.

What:  Public Hearing regarding 2009-2011 STOP grant planning

Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Task Force Meeting
Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission
1300 S. Evergreen Park Dr. SW
Olympia , WA 98504-7250

When:  Tuesday March 17, 2009   12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

For more information, contact-

Gail Gosney
Resource Development Specialist
Thurston County Prosecuting Attorney's Office
(360) 786-5540 x6252

County Commissioners:

Carolina Mejia
District 1

Gary Edwards
District 2

Tye Menser
District 3