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Domestic Violence Candlelight Vigil Set for Oct. 15

Released: 10/11/2007

A candlelight vigil commemorating National Domestic Violence Awareness Month will be held Monday, Oct. 15.

“Take Back the Night” will begin at 6 p.m. in the LSUA Fitness Center parking lot and end at approximately 8 p.m. in the LSUA Quad.

Cenla’s Student Social Work Association, made up of LSU Alexandria and Northwestern State University students, will sponsor the ceremony honoring those women who have died at the hands of their abuser and celebrate the joy of those families who live violence free.

Participants will march from the Fitness Center parking lot to the LSUA Quad. Refreshments and information about domestic violence will be distributed. A silent auction is also a part of the vigil.

The vigil is open to the public.

For more information, contact Melanie Russo at 201-7851 or Jennifer Ducote at 305-2016.