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2016 Domestic Violence Awareness Month Events by County

Adams County

Domestic Violence Awareness Month Proclamation
Oct. 5 at 9:00am
Commissioners Meeting, Adams County Courthouse

The Clothesline Project Workshop
Oct. 5 from 11:00am to 1:00pm
HACC Gettysburg HUB

YWCA Gettysburg
Hunting Ground Screening and Discussion
Oct. 6, 6:00pm doors open, 6:30pm screening starts

YWCA Gettysburg
Silent Witness Display
Oct. 17-Oct. 21

YWCA Gettysburg
Strong Women Paint
Oct. 26, 6:00pm doors open, 6:30pm event starts
Hilton Garden Inn
Tickets need to be purchased in advance. To purchase a ticket, please call 717-334-0589 ext. 102 and reference paint night. We can accept debit or credit cards over the phone.

Luminaries for Remembrance
Oct. 28, 6:30 to 8:30pm
Gettysburg Square

Allegheny County

Crisis Center North
The Witch's Ball
Oct. 20 from 6 - 9:30 p.m.
Jergel's Rhythm Grille (103 Slade Lane, Warrendale, PA 15086)
$25 pre-sale on Jergel's website or $30 at the door
A Halloween Costume Party benefiting Crisis Center North

Crisis Center North
Hearing the Whispers and Roars
Oct. 14-28, opening night event on Oct. 14
North Hills Art Center (3432 Babcock Blvd, Pittsburgh, PA 15237)

Domestic Violence Services of Southwestern PA
Peace from DV Walk
Oct. 1 from 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Church of the Covenant, 267 East Beau Street Washington, PA 15301
This family-friendly event aims to educate the community in order to prevent future violence. The money raised will benefit Domestic Violence Services of Southwestern PA’s (DVSSP) preventative efforts as well as provide necessary services to victims and their children in crisis. More information can be found at www.crowdrise.com/peacefromdvwalk

Domestic Violence Services of Southwestern PA
Peace Begins at Home Dinner
Oct. 12 from 6:00-9:00 p.m.
Double Tree Pittsburgh Meadowlands
Domestic Violence Services of Southwestern Pennsylvania invites you to attend our eleventh annual dinner PEACE BEGINS AT HOME in recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Special guest speaker - The Honorable Traci McDonald-Kemp.

Domestic Violence Services of Southwestern PA
Purple Yard Sign and Pull Bow Campaign
October - All Month Long
DVSSP encourages the community to participate in Domestic Violence Awareness Month by placing purple bows on a fence post, tree, or any item of their choosing, along with a DVAM yard sign to let the community know that October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Materials are provided to the community free of charge. For more information, contact the Education and Training Department in Washington at 724-223-5477, in Greene at 724-851-2373, or in Fayette at 724-437-2530, or by emailing edutrain@peacefromdv.org.

Blair County

Family Services Inc.
Table for Healthy Relationships, Banner Signing & Purple Thursday
Oct. 18 from 11:30am-1:30pm
Penn State Altoona - Hawthorne

Family Services Inc.
Healthy Relationships Discussion
Oct. 19 from 6:00-8:00pm
Penn State Altoona - Slep
Sponsored by Students Advocating for Gender Equality

Family Services Inc.
Lunch and Learn, "Take A Stand Against Domestic Violence"
Oct. 28 from 11:00am-2:00pm
First United Methodist Church of Holidaysburg
801 Allegheny Street
Holidaysburg, Pa. 16648
Training topics include Post-Separation Power & Control in Abusive Relationships and Litigation Abuse. Registration is free and lunch will be provided for the first 100 attendees. Training Certificates will be provided. Register online at www.familyservicesinc.net no later than October 21st. For information please email frobinson@familyservicesinc.net or call 814-944-3583 ext. 310.

Bucks County

A Woman’s Place
Domestic Violence Candlelight Vigil
Oct. 4 from 6 - 7:30 p.m.
Historic Quakertown Train Station
15 Front Street
Quakertown, Pa.

Columbia/Montour Counties

The Women's Center, Inc. of Columbia/Montour
Vigils at rural outreach office locations in Danville and Orangeville

The Women's Center, Inc. of Columbia/Montour
Visual displays at the Montour and Columbia County Courthouses, running a purple ribbon campaign at various businesses on Main Street in Bloomsburg

The Women's Center, Inc. of Columbia/Montour
Purple Purse Campaign
Oct. 25 from 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
111 N. Market St. in Bloomsburg
To commemorate the close of the campaign and DVAM

Dauphin County

YWCA of Greater Harrisburg
Power of Style Fashion Show & Luncheon
Oct. 19
Radisson, Camp Hill
The event benefits the YWCA Violence Intervention and Prevention programs, and features local, woman-owned clothing boutiques on the runway, vendor tables, raffle and silent auction items and more! Tickets are available online at www.ywcahbg.org/events or by calling 717-234-7931 ext. 3011.  

YWCA of Greater Harrisburg
First Responders Breakfast
Oct. 7 at 8 a.m.
To celebrate the collaborative efforts within the tri-county community to serve victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. Contact Lori Stoak-Verna at 717-238-7273 ext. 3015 or lstoak@ywcahbg.org for more information.

Franklin County

Women in Need
Screening: “ Telling Amy’s Story “
Oct. 4 at 7 p.m.
Shippensburg University Ceddia Union Building’s Orndorff Theater
For more information: 717-477-1790

Indiana County

Alice Paul House
3rd Annual Bark Against Violence
Oct. 22 from 1 - 6 p.m.
Getty Heights Park
Indiana, Pa.

Lackawanna County

Women's Resource Center
Empty Place at the Table Memorial Exhibit
Oct. 12 at 6:30 p.m.
IHM Center at Marywood University

Lehigh County

"Rise Together"
A March & Vigil Against Domestic Violence
Oct. 20
5:30-8:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m., march down Hamilton Street, Allentown
6:30 – 8:00 p.m., speakers, program, candlelight vigil
Meet up and program at the Lehigh County Government Center
17 South Seventh St., Allentown, PA

Philadelphia County

Women Against Abuse, Inc.
9th Annual iPledge Campaign press conference
Sept. 30 at noon
Thomas Paine Plaza (outside the Municipalities Services Building at Broad St. and JFK Blvd in Center City, Philadelphia)
Social Media: #iPledgeBecause www.iPledgeWAA.org

Lutheran Settlement House
Oct. 5 from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Board Game Art Park
1401 JFK Blvd.
Social Media: @LHSPhilly and #MENCAN2016

Union County

Transitions of PA
Walk a Mile in Her Shoes
Oct. 9 at 11:00 a.m.
St. Mary's Street Park
400 N. St. Mary's St., Lewisburg, PA 17837

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