Monthly Archives: October 2012

Remembering Siobhan

Today, October 16, 2012, we remember Siobhan Russell on her birthday. She would have been 23 years old.  DASH is her voice.  Please share the DASH message with someone you love, your school, your community. Dating Abuse Stops Here – with me.

K-9 Krawl 5K highlights link to domestic violence

The 6th annual K-9 Krawl 5k highlights the link between animal abuse and domestic violence. Bring your favorite K-9 companion to support the victims and pets of domestic violence. DASH is proud to be part of this terrific event and we’ll have a table, so come by to say hello!

When: Saturday, October 13, 2012, check-in 8:30am, walk 9am

Where: Fairfax County Government Center, 12000 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax, VA 22035 – parking lot C

Registration is not required to participate in this event.  Participants are encouraged to arrive at 8:30 am to check in and browse the vendor tables that will be on display. During that time you will also have the opportunity to have a professional portrait taken of you and your pet.  Additionally, there will be a FCPD K9 Unit demonstration at 8:45am; followed by the walk that will begin at 9 am.

For more information about this event and to register, go to:
For additional information call 703-814-7009

Sponsored by the (FCPD) Victim Services Section and Fairfax County Police Department and the Fairfax County Law Enforcement Foundation.

Pancake Breakfast to benefit DASH

Support DASH as we commemorate Siobhan’s birthday month! We have several events lined up, so be sure to check back often!!

Please join us for a pancake breakfast hosted by the Knights of Columbus (Council 7566) of St. John Neumann Catholic Community! DASH will receive a portion of the proceeds raised. The parish Health Ministry is commemorating National Domestic Violence Awareness month this October. Special thanks to DASH angels Katherine Andersen and Terry Barlow for their help in organizing this fundraiser.

When: October 7, 2012 – after the 7:30am and 9:30am Masses (breakfast should begin at approximately 8:30am and 10:30am).

Where: St. John Neumann Catholic Community, 11900 Lawyers Rd., Reston, VA 20191