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Victor man charged with sexual intercourse without consent
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Stevensville senior delivers needed items to Emma’s House
A 19-year-old Victor man was charged Wednesday with sexual intercourse without consent for allegedly having sex last April with a 13-year-old girl who, by law, is incapable of providing consent.
Bitterroot groups take part in #GivingTuesday
Stevensville High School senior Lynn Bradford delivered a surprise load of supplies last week to Emma’s House, the child advocacy center in Hamilton.
Hamilton Mayor's Report: September a busy and productive month
“It is also nearing year end and December is a great time to look at your finances and see if you have any extra to give,” Lubke said. “There are so many incredible nonprofits in this valley. We all do a variety of things and strong nonprofits make a strong community.”
Emma’s House fundraiser 'A Night Among the Stars' Sept. 22
The mayor was invited and felt privileged to co-MC with Jessica Murphy the Emma’s House Fall Fundraiser held at the First Interstate Center. The evening featured elegant evening gowns and distinguished suits all worn with smiles by the attendees.
New home for Emma’s House officially dedicated
A Night Among the Stars is the Emma’s House annual fundraiser on Saturday, Sept. 22, that will benefit abused and neglected children in Ravalli County.
The fundraiser is designed to be fun-filled black-tie evening with glitz, glam and quality entertainment. It is a great excuse to dress up in red carpet worthy attire.
Emma's House expansion brings services, support to abused kids
“This community and this House has taught me so much,” said Bullock. He said it was at that meeting with the multi-disciplinary team in Ravalli County that the idea was born to create a statewide child advocacy program.
A place to heal: Emma’s House celebrates new location with grand opening
“We’re not involved in the actual investigation, we turn the investigation over to law enforcement and child and family services, and then we work with families and kids to provide the trauma treatment, the counseling,” said Emma’s House executive director Valerie Widmer.
Hamilton man charged with incest
“Val Widmer is a miracle worker and a hero,” said Governor Steve Bullock before cutting the ribbon at the Emma’s House Grand Opening Celebration on Friday. “This community and this house has taught me so much.”
Bitterroot Gives helps local nonprofits
A Hamilton man is charged with six felony counts of incest for sexually assaulting a child over a seven-year period. When the man heard the girl had participated in a forensic interview at Emma’s House child advocacy center, he allegedly attempted to castrate himself.
Hamilton Mayor proclaims April as Child Abuse Prevention month
“In addition to the economic activity encouraged by nonprofits and the dollars that our nonprofits save government agencies through efficient service delivery, nonprofits are a great source of employment in Montana,” Widmer said.
Concert to benefit Emma's House; Sound Alliance and Vocal Union from BYU-Idaho to perform
Hamilton Mayor Dominic Farrenkopf has proclaimed April as Child Abuse Prevention Month, locally. Farrenkopf congratulated Emma’s House, Child & Family Services caseworkers and local law enforcement for their “continued success in helping families eliminate abuse from their lives.”
Emma's House purchased Hamilton Carriage House
Sound Alliance and Vocal Union from Brigham Young University-Idaho will perform in Hamilton at Hamilton High School Performing Arts Center on April 17, at 7 p.m., as part of their spring tour through Montana, Idaho and Washington.
Work to end child abuse
Emma’s House, the local children’s advocacy center, has purchased the Hamilton Carriage House on Fourth Street, tripling their space to 5,300 square feet and providing room for its growing staff.
Many April events planned for Child Abuse Prevention Month
April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. Why does Prevention matter? Because we have a very special opportunity to consider the best path to a prosperous future for our community...
Protecting the vulnerable: Groups work to combat those who prey on children
Emma’s House Children Advocacy Center is hosting several events to increase awareness on this important topic. The events include two lunchtime learning sessions on Tuesday, April 21 and Thursday, April 23.
Corvallis man could face death penalty for allegedly kidnapping, drugging, raping teen
She wasn’t quite 10 years old on that day she opened up the Internet to play a familiar video game. The young girl from the Bitterroot Valley had played the game before.
Child abuse prevention training to be offered in Hamilton
A Corvallis man was told Wednesday that he could face the death penalty for his alleged kidnapping last month of a 17-year-old mother...
Eagles donate dance proceeds from New Year’s Eve to Emma’s House
Child abuse is only possible when everyone looks the other way. In the course of two hours on Thursday, March 12, residents of Ravalli County will be afforded the opportunity to learn what they can do...
The Fraternal Order of Eagles has donated money to Emma’s House, the Bitterroot Valley Children’s Advocacy Center, from the proceeds of their New Year’s Eve Ball.