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Dates for 2014

 

Please note: the location of Victim Impact Panels has changed. See information below.

 

 

 

November 11, 2014

 

 

 

 

What are they?

Victim impact panels (VIPs) consist of a small group of victims of drunk driving tragedies who relate how their lives have been affected by the sudden loss of a loved one or injuries to themselves.   Panel members do not blame or judge offenders in the audience but attempt to affect the audience on an emotional level by telling their stories.  The victim impact panels represent a cooperative effort between  the Walworth County District Attorney's Office and Victim Services.

The remaining victim impact panels for 2014 will be held at the community room in the Matheson Memorial Library, 101 N. Wisconsin St. in Elkhorn, WI
The doors will be locked promptly at 6:30 p.m., so you should arrive early.
Photo ID is required.
There is a mandatory $25.00 fee payable in cash only at the meeting.
You must pre-register ahead of time to attend as seating is limited. Please contact Cindy Papenfus at the District Attorney's office at 262-741-7160 or jane.rader@da.wi.gov to pre-register. An interpreter (Spanish, sign, etc. . . ) may be requested at this time.
 
Participants are not to consume alcohol prior to attendance.
No beverages or food are allowed during the meeting. 
A support person or any other interested party may attend but must also pay the $25.00 fee due to limited seating. 
Victim Impact Panels are located in other counties as well. Please see the list below for panels in surrounding counties.
 
Dane County:

Pat: (608)266-4444                   
Pre-registration required
Cost: none if ordered, $25  out of County
Spanish Interpreter available


Jefferson County
:
Jefferson County Clerk of Courts: (920) 674-7155
No pre-registration required
Cost: None
Fort Hospital Auditorium, 8:30 AM
 
Kenosha County:

Cheryl: (262) 658-8166
Pre-registration required
Cost: $25


Milwaukee County:

Nancy: (414) 223-1906
Pre-registration required
Cost: $10
Registration begins the 1st of the month, Milwaukee County residents get first seats.
 
Waukesha County:
(262) 524-7921
Waukesha County Council on AODA
Pre-registration required
Cost: $10
UW-Waukesha Fine Arts Center
Spanish panels available

For Illinois Victim Impact Panels:
Go to the Illinois MADD website: madd

Victim impact panels for every county are listed on the Victim Impact Panel page.
 
 

 
 

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