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Updates from Fait & DiLima

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month:

Thank you to everyone for your continued support and advocacy!!


October 8th: Marjorie and Dorothy were guest panelists and Victoria Robles was the Mistress of Ceremonies at the 10th Annual Restore the Joy Domestic Violence Empowerment Luncheon “Living Free Jubilee” in remembrance of victims and celebration of survivors at the Radisson Hotel in Rockville. In Partnership with the City of Rockville, Women Who Care Ministries, City of Gaithersburg, the Victims’ Rights Foundation, People’s Community Baptist, and Sister2Sister Network.

October 9th: Team Fait & DiLima, LLP were sponsors and ran in the JCADA 5k race in Rockville to raise money for the Jewish Coalition Against Domestic Abuse (JCADA).

October 30: Closed out an amazing and empowering month with the Annual Montgomery County Family Justice Center Foundation 7th Benefit Dinner and Auction, “Healing Hearts with Light & Hope” #intothelight2016
 

For over two decades Dorothy Fait has advocated, fundraised, and fought to empower and protect survivors of domestic violence, while increasing resources, promoting education and prevention, and collaborating with task forces, non-profits, legislators, and the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office in the fight to end domestic violence.

Often recognized for her lifelong contributions, Dorothy was mostly recently awarded the Forerunner Award by the Montgomery County Family Justice Center Foundation in 2015, for her continued role as Foundation Treasurer, legislative activism, and dedication to the pursuit of ending the cycle of domestic violence.


“Let me win, but if I cannot win, let me be brave in the attempt.”
-Special Olympics Oath

The “Dynamic Duo” Dorothy Fait and husband Dr. David Borenstein volunteer for the Special Olympics Montgomery County’s 2016 Inspiration Walk, October 2, 2016


Hair of the Dog 10k/5k/Plunge

2016 Hair of the Dog 10k/5k/PlungeFriday, January 1st @ 8:45am – Bethany Beach, DE
Benefits: Quiet Resorts Charitable Foundation

Amenities

  • Overall & Age Group Awards
  • Music at start and finish
  • Family Fun, Festive Course
  • Music by local favorite, DJ Padraig!
  • Long Sleeve Tech Shirt to all pre-registered Runners (guaranteed to all 5k/10k participants who pre-register by 12/9/15)
  • Post-race Party and Breakfast at Mango’s after the run with FREE beer
  • A perfect way to start the New Year
  • Hundreds of Runners Expected
  • Finish Oceanfront on the Bethany Beach Boardwalk
  • Cool off with the Leo Brady Eskimo Plunge at Noon!
  • Finishing medals (10K participants only)
  • Run the 5K with your dog!