Delta Co. Victim Services Awareness program and recognition

ESCANABA – The Delta County Crime Victims’ Rights Week Committee is holding a victim services awareness program and recognition event in Escanaba on Sunday.
During the event, Michigan State Police (MSP) Detective/Sgt. Jean Belanger and civilian Pam Farrell will be recognized for their efforts and work on behalf of victims.

Belanger, nominated by MSP F/Lt. Gregg Cunningham, Post Commander of the Gladstone Post, will be recognized for her outstanding service to victims of crime, in particular, her expertise in sexual assault investigations.

Farrell is being recognized for the care and compassion she provided to a Delta County father and daughter, Marc and Karleigh Sundquist, after a traumatic car accident in Escanaba. She was nominated for the recognition by the Sundquist family.

The event is made possible by the Delta County Crime Victims’ Rights Week Committee, the Crime Victim Services Commission, and the Prosecuting Attorneys Association of Michigan.

It will take place Sunday, 6 p.m. -8 p.m., at the Bowl-A-Rama at 2510 1st Avenue North in Escanaba.  A Public Bowling Event and Booths of Victim Service Providers will be part of the evening.  At 6:30 p.m., there will be a brief ceremony to recognize Belanger and Farrell. Delta County Sheriff Gary Ballweg and Delta County Prosecutor Steve Parks are expected to be on hand to present the certificates of appreciation.