- Every 9 seconds in the US a woman is assaulted or beaten.
- Around the world, at least one in every three women has been beaten, coerced into sex or otherwise abused during her lifetime. Most often, the abuser is a member of her own family.
This violence spans across all racial, ethnic, religious, educational and socioeconomic lines. Over five million women a year are affected by domestic violence in the United States; over one million victims require medical treatment. October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month.
Since 1994 Dr. Edwin Williams a board certified facial plastic surgeon has offered complimentary consultations and cosmetic surgery and reconstructive surgery to victims of domestic violence. As a participating surgeon in the program Face to Face, developed with the national coalition against Domestic Violence, Dr. Edwin Williams along with other facial plastic and reconstructive surgeons throughout the country take a firm stand against domestic violence. Over the past several years Dr. Edwin Williams has helped many women remove the remaining scars caused by an abusive partner. Those wishing to be considered for the complimentary consultations and cosmetic and reconstructive surgery to victims of domestic violence, must meet certain criteria including proof of being out of the abusive relationship for at least one year.
Dr. Edwin Williams hopes that his efforts will bring attention to the issue of domestic violence. It makes him feel good to be able to help these women so that they may feel better about themselves and reclaim their lives to move past the damage that has been done to them. The toll free number is 1-800-842-4546.For news stories featuring Dr. Edwin Williams’ treating domestic violence patients click here.
Enjoy an evening of fun and entertainment!
Wine tasting from All Star Wine and Spirits
Cooking classes and samplings prepared by DZ Restaurants including Pasta Pane, Chianti IL Ristorante and Boca Bistro
Enjoy neck and back massages with Kimberley’s -A Day Spa
Experience a touch of Manhattan with a fashion show brought to us by Circles
Our Silent Auctions will offer gift baskets and certificates from many spas, salons and restaurants around the Capital Region, Botox, Juvederm, Sculptra Plus and an exciting Lake Placid getaway!
Join us in the fun! SAVE THE DATE!! April 3rd, 2014 from 5pm – 8pm.
To register for this event, please call our office (518) 786-7000
$25.00 to pre-register or $35.00 at the door!