LinkUp & Listen 2008
Sat., April 12, 2008
Building on the success of LinkUp & Listen
over the past three years, CrisisLink is
excited to announce that the 2008 LinkUp &
Listen Gala will again be at the Clarendon
Ballroom, but this time will be held on a
Saturday evening, April 12, 2008. The Gala
will once again feature unique live and
silent auction items, live music and dancing
with the Ron Holloway Band, and the
Ballroom's delicious dinner cuisine and signature
warm chocolate chip cookies. In
2007, the LinkUp & Listen Gala raised over
$75,000 for CrisisLink's programs. For more
information please call 703-527-6603.
Office Re-Configuration & New Phone System
CrisisLink has recently reconfigured its
office space and installed a new telephone
system to help us to better handle the 78%
increase in call volume we've experienced
over the last three years and enable us to
continue to expand to accommodate future
growth and a major new program and new staff.
CrisisLink would like to recognize the
extraordinarily generous in-kind donations of
the following local firms and individuals who
have helped us to double the Call Center
space, spruce up and re-organize our offices,
and plan, design, and install a new Phone
Lynn Bays Feuchsel and her general
contracting firm Jack Bays, Inc.
donated construction labor and materials.
Mark Weinress and his firm
Design:W donated experienced,
professional call center design services.
Jim Cole, president and CEO, and
Virginia Hospital Center continue to
be very generous by providing all our program
and office space at no cost to CrisisLink
Bill Power, president, ARG,
Inc., with Steve
Grimsley, manager of technical services,
donated--and have committed
to continuing to generously donate--telephony
consulting and hardware maintenance.
Evan Chapple and Black Box
Network Systems are
providing software engineering, technical
support, and maintenance.
A special thank you also goes out to
long-time CrisisLink volunteer and nationally
known telephony expert Steve Gillies
for keeping our old Executone system, which
was installed over 8 years ago, up and
running well past its "end of life" date.
Dave Divecha donated professional
painting services through Divecha
Federal Bureau of Investigation
headquarters donated nearly new chairs and
It truly takes a village to run Hotlines
serving the community, and CrisisLink is so
grateful to all of our in-kind donors who
have made our new space and new phone system
possible through their very generous
donations of talent, time, and energy. Our
sincere thanks to these "Hotline Heroes"!
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