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Day of Unity Night of Remembrance

Seven Hampton Roads domestic violence programs will join with regional leaders and community members at Town Center Fountain Plaza in Virginia Beach, Virginia for a candlelight vigil to honor those who have lost their lives to relationship violence, to celebrate survivors, and to focus on healthy relationships and violence prevention. The public is invited to STAND in honor of equality, respect, and love. Participating organizations are Samaritan House, Virginia Beach; YWCA of South Hampton Roads, Norfolk; H.E.R. Shelter, Portsmouth; Transitions Family Violence Services, Hampton; Garden of Hope Community Development Corporation, Norfolk; and Navy Fleet & Family Services. Event program includes: Mayoral Proclamation of October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month; Keynote Speaker (Norfolk Deputy Commonwealth’s Attorney Linda Bryant); Spoken Word performance (Teens With a Purpose); Survivor’s Strength Testimonial; and Reading of Names of Fatal Victims in Virginia.

Event date 
Monday, 1 October 2012 - 6:30pm
Event location 
4335 Commerce Street
City 
Virginia Beach

State

Country 
US
Intended audience 
General Public
Sponsoring organization 
Samaritan House
Contact name 
Larissa Sutherland
Contact email 
LarissaS@SamaritanHouseVa.org
Contact telephone 
(757) 631-0710
Organization/Event website 
www.samaritanhouseva.org