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Domestic Violence Awareness Speak-Out & Candlelight Vigil Wednesday October 19th, 2011 6:00-‐8:00 pm Tom Brown Park *Free Food *Free Admission
Did You Know... A woman is battered every 15 seconds in the United States Femicide is the leading cause of death in the US among young African-‐ American women & is the 7th leading cause of death of premature death among women overall Refuge House, Inc. PO BOX 20910 Tallahassee, FL 32316 (850) 922-‐ 6062 24 Hr Crisis Hotline (850) 681-‐6001 www.refugehouse.com
4 women are murdered by their partners each day in the United States. The Refuge House Domestic Violence Speak Out and Candlelight Vigil will be held, Wednesday, Oct 19th at Tom Brown Park. The event honors victims of domestic violence and their families, celebrates the successes ŽĨƐƵƌǀŝǀŽƌƐ͕ĂŶĚĂŶŶŽƵŶĐĞƐƚŚĞĐŽŵŵƵŶŝƚǇ͛ƐĐŽŵŵŝƚŵĞŶƚƚŽĞŶĚŝŶŐ domestic violence. Survivors of domestic violence and their families are invited to speak. For more information about the event, please contact Ghia Kelly at (850)922-‐6062 or firstname.lastname@example.org.