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Domestic Violence Vigil Set for Oct. 7

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LACASA’s 18th Annual Domestic Violence Candlelight Vigil and processional walk will be held Tuesday, October 7, 2014, to commemorate National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. 

Each year, LACASA hosts this event to remember lives lost to domestic violence and to honor the courage of survivors. The event also sends a message to abusers that our community is watching and we are united against perpetrators of domestic violence.

Walk – Departs at 6:45 p.m.

Meet up on the front lawn of the Howell Carnegie Library to join the processional walk. Supporters carry a banner and walk four blocks from the library to the historic county courthouse. 

Vigil  7 – 8 p.m.

Guests gather in the courtyard amphitheater of the historic county courthouse in downtown Howell.

The program includes:

  • Memorial tribute gallery
  • Book Table: Blue Frog Books of Howell offers Diary of Abuse by Michigan author Mike Dikeman 
  • Purple Lights: String and bulb lights available for purchase; awareness posters provided
  • Music: Howell High School a Capella Choir
  • Speakers: Courageous survivors and Angela DelVero of the Livingston County Prosecutor’s Office 
  • Candle lighting ceremony

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