Parish President proclaims October 'Domestic Violence Awareness Month'

Parish President proclaims October 'Domestic Violence Awareness Month'
Monday, October 17, 2011 - 2:05pm

Ascension Parish President Tommy Martinez proclaimed October, 2011 as “Domestic Violence Awareness Month” in Ascension Parish.

President Martinez made the proclamation during the Oct. 6 Parish Council meeting. Kimberly Brown, with the Capital Area Family Violence Intervention Center (CAFVIC), accepted the proclamation on behalf of the CAFVIC and the Battered Women’s Program.

Brown said the annual “Take Back the Night” community awareness program will take place on Monday, Oct. 24 at 6 p.m. at the Jambalaya Park in Gonzales.

For more information, you may call (225) 389-3001. Kimberly Brown is shown receiving the proclamation from President Martinez.

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