Betty Griffin House 20th anniversary party

Community Awareness Coordinator Kim Collins reported to Historic City News that Betty Griffin House will celebrate its 20th Anniversary on Saturday, January 30, 2010 at the World Golf Village Renaissance Resort.

This celebration recognizes 20 years of Betty Griffin House delivering quality services and protection to over 15,000 St. Johns County adults and children who desperately need help breaking the cycles of domestic and sexual abuse.

As a private, nonprofit agency, Betty Griffin House provides emergency shelter to abused women, men, their minor children. Other support services available to shelter residents and non residents include a 24-hour crisis hotline, individual and group counseling, forensic / medical rape exams, and legal assistance. Confidential individual and group counseling is available in all parts of St. Johns County including, Hastings, Ponte Vedra Beach, St. Johns, St. Augustine and St. Augustine Beach.

Next month’s special semi-formal event promises to be a magical “Night of Entertainment” for all who attend. Come experience live music; belly dancing, zumba, drum and cymbal percussionists and have your caricature painted by an artist.

Doors open at 6pm for cocktail and social hour as well as bidding for the silent auction. It’s a time to dress up, party with your friends and family all while supporting the programs and services of this much needed cause for St. Johns County.

Tickets are $75 per person or $600 for a table of 10. Call Kim Collins at 904-808-9984 to reserve your spot or table today.

Photo credit: © 2009 Historic City News photographer Kerry McGuire