Individuals Involved In Combatting Domestic Violence Honored At Courts Building Ceremony

Friday, October 25, 2013

In honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, a number of individuals were recognized on Thursday for their contributions to the cause.

A plaque will be installed at the Courts Building with their names included.

Honorees included:

Robin Brewer – Court Advocate for the Partnership for Families, Children, and Adults
District Attorney General Bill Cox
Tracy Cox- Legal Aid attorney
Assistant District Attorney General Ben Boyer
Retired Lt. Chris Chambers – Hamilton County Sheriff's Office
Jan Ramsey- victim & witness coordinator for district attorney's office
Mary Sneed – Project Coordinator, Courthouse
Deana Lane – Advocate for Domestic Violence Victims
Lt.

Jerome Halbert – Chattanooga Police Department
Babs Ragsdale – Deputy Clerk of Courts, Courthouse
Kate Murray – Advocate for Domestic Violence Victims
Sandra Hollett – CEO, Partnership for Families, Children, and Adults
Regina McDevitt – Director, Partnership for Families, Children, and Adults
Sergeant Rebecca Shelton – Chattanooga Police Department
Carol Anderson – Deputy Clerk, Circuit Court
Melody Bonilla – La Paz
Lydia Salva – Partnership for Families, Children, and Adults
Cathy Allshouse – Southeast Tennessee Legal Services
Charlotte Boatwright – Coordinator, Chattanooga Family Justice Alliance
Nancy Ridge – Advocate for Partnership for Families, Children, and Adults
Richard Williams – Director, Abuse Intervention with Life Skills


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