by Sheila Gardner
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May 17, 2013
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Family Support Council goes back to basics

The word is out. Shirley Gibson is back at the Family Support Council of Douglas County, and this time, she’s in charge. Gibson, 60, took over as executive director in February. “I was welcomed with open arms,” she said in a recent interview. “It feels like old home week. It feels really good. I always loved what I did here.” Gibson was hired in 2001 by former director Karen Edwards to open and manage Abbey Crossing, the domestic violence shelter. She remained at the 12-bed shelter for about five years. “We built our shelter from the ground up,” Gibson said. …

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