GUEST BLOG-Nancy Smith by Denise Caruloff

February 28, 2009 at 1:29 pm 1 comment

I received this information from Denise- one of TWB readers There has been a change of venue for this fundraiser and Denise would like to make sure that everyone who already purchased tickets and potential participants are aware of the change:
We the Committee for Nancy Smith are having a fund raiser for her freedom and her health concerns. (Her dental situation primarily).

We invite you to please join us at the VFW at 4562 Oberlin Avenue Lorain.
, Lorain on Saturday March 7th.
We will be having spaghetti and meatballs/sausage along with dinner rolls, salad and beverage. Tickets for this fundraiser are $12.00 for adults and $5.00 for children 12 and under. You may purchase tickets at the door. Doors will be open at 5:00pm till 10:00pm. If you can not attend, you may send a donation to:
“Committee for Nancy Smith”
C/o Retired Judge Joe Zieba
814 Reid Ave.
Lorain, Ohio 44052

To Contact daughter (Amber Bronish) by phone
Please make all check payable to “Committee for Nancy Smith”

We urge you to bring in an item that is not of value to you as we will be auctioning off items to those who attend.

The monies from this auction will also go to the benefit for Nancy.
For those who are not familiar with this tragic injustice you might read below an outline for your understanding.

We thank you in advance for your support and we are hoping to see as many of you as possible. If ever there was a good cause to ask for money, this my friend is one that warrants the utmost support to bring Nancy home and to help her with her dental
work that she will need.

Story starts in May of 1993. This was the first of allegations made against Nancy.

Nancy was a school bus driver for Head Start. She and another man (Joseph Allen) were accused of molesting 4 of those children. In November 1994, Nancy was indicted on gross sexual imposition charges.

To catch you up to recent speed:

Recently in February 2009, Nancy is released from the county jail after the county Pleas
Judge James Burge finds that Nancy is entitled to a new sentence hearing because of a technical problem with the original hearing. Nancy is now free on $100.000 bond. Her friends put up 3 pieces of their property to get Nancy out of prison.

This injustice that was served to Nancy, goes beyond words. Nancy’s hair in now grey, and she has lost all her teeth. She now asks to leave a room. She has nightmares that someone will snatch her out of her bed, and put her behind those cold steel bars again…only to have a cot and a toilet to comfort her. There is no amount of money that could be offered to this family that could ever make this ordeal worthy. We ask that you read the story by Lona Manning, (Shame of Lorain). .

We are hoping for a new trail for Nancy as to clear her name.

A mother that was snatched under the cover of darkness from her children, her home, and her community. A single mother that had taken 3 jobs to take care of her children so they would not go without. Ironically, that is exactly what happened. Her children did go without. But it was their mother they went without!

See you then, and again Thank You!
Denise Caruloff

Entry filed under: personal opinion.

State of Lorain- Ownership Port of Lorain -salute to her people !

1 Comment

Trackback this post



Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 230 other followers

February 2009

%d bloggers like this: