Stories tagged with: transitions

September 11, 2014 - 5:36pm
1 year 41 weeks ago

With the recent coverage of the Ray Rice domestic violence case, many people have been raising awareness on the issue at hand.

One local group in particular called Transitions helps the women and men of Muskingum, Perry and Morgan Counties cope with and handle abuse in their lives. Court Advocate, Dorothy Thomas says that Transitions provides victims with a shelter and safe haven in their time of need. Thomas also explained to us that the reasons for staying in abusive relationships...

January 29, 2014 - 7:29pm
2 years 21 weeks ago

A group of about eight women at Primrose Retirement Community have spent the last two months making fleece blankets for Transitions, a domestic violence shelter that serves women and children in Muskingum, Morgan and Perry counties.  

"We really wanted to do something for the community," said Christine Ross, activities director at Primrose. "The ladies here they just like to do stuff for outside so that way they have something to do and plus it...

October 11, 2013 - 5:04pm
2 years 37 weeks ago

An annual luncheon took place on Friday to raise money for victims of domestic violence.

Transitions Incorporated, a local women's shelter hosted their 9th annual luncheon and silent auction at the Zanesville Country Club. More than a 100 attendees participated in the silent auction that featured a few very personal items.

"We also have a painted picture that has been painted by one of the women who has been in our shelter,"said Director, Patti Smith. Hobby Lobby framed...

October 7, 2013 - 5:05pm
2 years 38 weeks ago

In honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, a local women's shelter is having a special luncheon.

Transitions Incorporated will be hosting its annual luncheon and silent auction this Friday at noon at the Zanesville Country Club. The money raised at the event will go towards paying for the daily living expenses of the women who reside at the shelter.

"Paying for upkeep on a car that we use to take them to appointments or to court, it help pays for pamphlets for...

October 14, 2011 - 3:20pm
4 years 37 weeks ago

Domestic violence has been a silent killer in homes, schools, and communities for years. Friday the Domestic Violence Shelter- Transitions- hosted their annual luncheon to recognize, end and heal domestic abuse.

Keynote Speaker and Assistant Muskingum County Prosecutor Ron Welch has seen the impact abuse has on families. He said one in four women will at some point be exposed to abuse, whether it's mental or physical it has an effect.

"A lot of people want to know why...

June 17, 2011 - 5:16pm
5 years 2 weeks ago

The recent Muskingum County shooting that left one man dead in an apparent domestic dispute is raising awareness about the issue of domestic violence.

Executive Director of Tansitions, a domestic violence shelter in Zanesville, Molly Correllus says the facility not only serves as a safe place to stay, but a resource to help address victim's needs.

"We provide legal advocacy here so if someone is in a domestic violence situation, if they come in, then we will give them...

October 23, 2009 - 5:08pm
6 years 36 weeks ago

City and state officials gathered with community members Friday at the Zanesville Country Club to help bring awareness to domestic violence.

Around 70 people attended Transitions Fundraising Luncheon. This is the 30th year Transitions has held the luncheon and last year it raised $5,000. The keynote speaker today is Ohio Supreme Court Justice Evelyn Stratton. She says it is important to break the cycle of domestic violence.

"I think everybody should get more...

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