Eastern Hills donates to House of Peace

October 15th, 2009    Author: Richard Crawford    Filed Under: News

The Eastern Hills Rod, Gun, and Conservation Club, located in Stonelick Township has donated the proceeds from its Silent Auction to benefit the Clermont County House of Peace.

A total of $1,800 was presented to the staff of the House of Peace which is a domestic violence shelter for women and children in Clermont County. It serves approximately 200 women and children each year.

The Silent Auctioon took place July 18 as a portion of the Sixth Annual Sporting Women event that takes place at the Eastern Hills Rod, Gun, and Conservation Club. This event takes place to allow women leisure time to learn and participate in outdoor sport events and other outdoor activities that include hunting, fishing, climbing, canoeiing, kayaking, and self defense.

George Clark, vice-president of the Eastern Hills Rod, Gun, and Conservation Club, presented a check for $1800 to Kirsten Eismin (center), manager of the Clermont County House of Peace. Also in attendance is Barbara Pacella, coordinator of the Sporting Women event. The presentation was made at the Clermont County YWCA in Batavia.
Kirsten Eismin, the manager of the shelter, that is operated by the Greater Cincinnati YWCA, pointed out how important is the donation is to the 24-hour shelter and that there is also a 24-hour crisis hotline.

The House of Peace hotline and Court Advocacy can be reached 24-hours at 1-800-540-4764 or (513) 753-7281. The Sexual Assault Services can be reached 24-hours at 1-800-644-4460. The Community Outreach can be contacted at (513)753-7282 or (513) 732-1450.
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