All posts tagged: Melanie Rieger

Shattered Lives, Donna R. Gore, LadyJustice,ImaginePublicity

SHATTERED LIVES with Donna R. Gore welcomes Sam and Wanda Rieger

SHATTERED LIVES with Donna R. Gore, “LadyJustice” Examining the effects of those who have survived violent crime and how it has impacted their lives. Real people, real tragedy, real help. Saturdays at 5pm ET Listen LIVE:  CLICK HERE Melanie Ilene Rieger, a college student, was murdered by her boyfriend on May 24, 1994.  Her parents, Sam and Wanda Rieger created an annual conference to educate and bring comfort to others who have fallen victim to violent crimes. Sam and Wanda Rieger took from the ashes of their daughter’s death and created (along with a village of volunteers) a premier conference dedicated to serving the needs of future crime victims and educating those who serve them. However, this is not solely an academic gathering with Power Point presentations.  More to the point, it is a touching of souls and sharing of stories… creating an everlasting impact for participants – good, bad, but NEVER indifferent.   Veteran survivors of crime such as Ladyjustice do not return for the facts and figures, or to be exposed to more violence.  Rather, we …

Save The Date: “The Many Faces of Survivors” Melanie Rieger Memorial Conference

SAVE THE DATE The 15th Annual Melanie Ilene Rieger Memorial Conference: June 22-23, 2011 Central Connecticut State University 1615 Stanley Street New Britain, CT 06050 THEME: “The Many Faces of Survivors” Among scheduled speakers are: Robert Bryant: Presenting “All For One & One For All: Buildings Safer Communities for Children” RACHEL LLOYD: Speaking on “American Victims of Sex Trafficking” CHIP ST. CLAIR: “The Butterfly Garden: Using Art & Music to Heal Abused & Neglected Children” Many national & state crime victims and survivors will speak on their tragedies and how they survived to accomplish some amazing deeds in support of other crime victims & survivors. Projected Audience: social workers, educators & students, crime victims, advocates and those in correction, law enforcement and criminal justice. REGISTRATION FORMS: will be mailed late March, early April. Registration forms will be available on this website as well. CEU’s and CEC’s will be awarded. ** If you are on our mailing list, it is not necessary for you to contact us ** FOR INFORMATION: Contact Dr. Sam Rieger through the contact form FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT THE …