A photo opportunity and a memorable meeting with Celebrity Guest Speaker comedian Bill Cosby. He spoke at the Gourmet Dinner at the Monte Carlo in April 2013 on the death of his beloved son Ennis, his “Hero”.
Seated next to Mr. Cosby is Lacey’s Aunt Cherry (one of the speakers on Domestic Violence) and Lacey’s Uncle Larry. Lacey was memorialized at this convention. Her image and engraved flame along with other memorialized murder victims were beautifully displayed – it was as if Lacey was with her Aunt Cherry.
It was an honor to see these unsolved and unjust murders being given the respect and attention they deserve. The conference was in honor of Yvette Nance.
Also in the photo is Mary Borcher Eugene, CAH Board Member and her friend. Mary has been looking for her best friend’s killer. DeAnna Johnson murdered at age 14. Continue reading
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Tagged Annual CAH Victim Awareness Conference, Bill Cosby, Cherry Simpson, Citizens Against Homicide, Illinois, Lacey Gaines
http://illinoispolicememorial.org/Ceremony.aspx The 2013 ceremony will be held on Thursday, May 2nd. Church Service 9:30 am Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception 524 E. Lawrence Ave. (6th and Lawrence) Springfield, IL 62705 Capital Ceremony begins at 11:00 am. CURRENT NAMES Trooper Kyle … Continue reading
Kelly Snyder of the FIND ME group helps investigators in a large serial killer case spanning the entire U.S. The alarming number of young men drowning across the country has caught the attention of federal law enforcement. For years, criminologists … Continue reading
Don’t Be a Victim – Fight Back !!. Crime Victim Advocate Polly Franks You can become a victim of crime in a matter of seconds. Blink your eyes and the damage is done. Sometimes that damage is irreversible. Nationally recognized … Continue reading
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Tagged alarms, GPS trackers, Hidden cameras, nonlethal products, pepper spray, Polly Franks, recorders, safety kits and instructional dvds, Stun guns, surveillance systems
The first thing I want to do as Ex. Dir. of SHS is to thank everyone for their support for SHS, Terry Mayborne and me. The idea to start a new organization at my age entered into my thoughts, but … Continue reading
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Tagged Atty. General, Bill 2151, House bill 1237, Rep. Cunningham, Rep. Jim Durkin, Rep. Mayfield, Rep. Reboletti, Roland Burris, Sen. John Millner, Sen. Kirk Dillard
Distinguished Members of the 97th General Assembly, I would like to take this opportunity to advise each of you that in 2010 the state of Illinois lost 10 officers due to in the line of duty deaths making Illinois equal … Continue reading
Press Release of new organization for Victims of Homicide in Illinois called SHS Support for Homicide Survivors. Continue reading
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Tagged Agent James Simmons, Det Mike Mayborne, Dora Larson, HB0199, Illinois, Lacey Gaines, SHS, Support for Homicide Survivors, Terry Mayborne, Tom Cross, Vicki Larson, Victims Rights