This Is It BBQ and Seafood to Sponsor Domestic Violence Fundraiser for Promise Place Inc

Fundraiser to Provide Resources for Survivors of Domestic Violence at This Is It BBQ & Seafood Fayetteville Event Center
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ATLANTA - Nov. 4, 2013 - PRLog -- Fayetteville, GA – This Is It! BBQ and Seafood will sponsor a Domestic Violence fundraiser called “You Can’t Break Me, God Made Me, for Promise Place Inc. at its Fayetteville Event Centeron Saturday, November 16, 2013 from 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. The event will raise funds to assist victims of Domestic Violence, and will be hosted by This Is It! BBQ and Seafood employee Geneva Walker.  It will include a fashion show, a solo by Wanda Joiner-Fuller, prizes, and presentations from Domestic Violence survivors and Promise Place’s Director, Vanessa Wilkins.

Promise Place, Inc. provides assistance to victims of domestic violence and their children. Walker is a partner with Promise Place and has been a Domestic Violence advocate in her community for 11 years. Walker states that the funds will be used to help the victims strengthen their self image and self worth through education, job and entrepreneurship training. The goal is to provide resources that will help domestic violence victims to focus on having a positive future and not return to unhealthy relationships.

This Is It! BBQ & Seafood has donated its Fayetteville event center for the event and is providing breakfast for the attendees. “Our hope is that this event will help to empower survivors of Domestic Violence. We need everyone to get involved and help make a difference in the lives of those in need in the Metro Atlanta community,” says Wilkins. Walker is collecting donations through this event on behalf of the organization. To make a difference in the life of children and their families make your generous donation at All donations are tax-deductible for you and/or your organization. If you would like to register for this event please contact Geneva Walker at 910-622-4996 or visit  If you are a victim of domestic violence and are in need of assistance please contact Promise Place’s 24 hour crisis hotline at 770-460-1604.

About Promise Place, Inc.

Promise Place was established in 1987 to provide assistance to victims of domestic violence and their children. While originally established to provide services in Fayette County, Promise Place answered the call for the need of assistance for victims throughout the Griffin Judicial Circuit. Promise Place now provides comprehensive domestic violence services to Fayette, Spalding, Pike, and Upson Counties. Promise Place offers emergency shelter (, 24 hour crisis hotline, crisis intervention, safety planning, legal advocacy, weekly support groups, children’s programs, emergency needs assistance, and community education. Promise Place now serves over 3,000 victims of domestic violence and their children each year. In addition, Promise Place reaches over 2,500 students through the Teen Dating Violence Prevention Program taught in 9th grade Health classes. Promise Place relies predominantly on the community for donations and volunteers to continue to provide the much needed services for victims of domestic violence and their children.

About This Is It! BBQ and Seafood:

This Is It! BBQ and Seafood specializes in delicious southern home-style cuisine and is famous for its national award-winning barbeque Rib-Tips! For over 30 years This Is It! BBQ & Seafood has been recognized for exceptional hospitality and service paired with the best authentic freshly made barbeque, seafood, sides, desserts, and drinks. Headquartered in Fayetteville, Georgia, “This Is It!” has several restaurant locations ( throughout the Metro Atlanta area offering dine-in, to-go, full service catering and delivery service. Its Camp Creek Parkway and Panola Road stores also have elegant full service banquet rooms with media capabilities. The new event center in Fayetteville recently opened in January 2013 offers spacious seating for 175 plus guests and is an ideal venue for corporate meetings and private banquets. This Is It! BBQ and Seafood restaurants have been featured on CNN, Good Day Atlanta, Better Mornings, Atlanta and Company, The New York Times, The Atlanta Journal Constitution, Creative Loafing, and Atlanta Parent Magazine. The business has grown steadily while giving our Lord and Savior JESUS Christ the credit. The company remains committed to the community and gives back through sponsorships and donations. For menus and more information, please visit or call (678) 817-7757.

David Gary
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