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Domestic Violence Awareness Month Events Reflect the Variety and Vitality of Those We Lost
Bowling Tournaments, "Purple Out," Salon Day, Yoga Classes, Twitter Campaign, Men's Rallies, Canine Court Advocate Meet & Greet to Remember Homicide Victims

Domestic Violence Awareness Events by County
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Allegheny
Oct. 8 – 6pm – Robert Morris University, PFA Journey With Students.
Oct. 10 – 11am-­2pm – Markey Square, Pittsburgh, PURPLE is the new Pink, press conference & awareness event.
Oct. 15 – 11am – YWCA of Greater Pittsburgh, A Week Without Violence.
Oct. 22 – 12:30pm – CCAC Allegheny Campus, Student Service Center, 2nd Floor, Lynn Shiner and “Stabbed in the Heart.”
Oct. 22 – 6pm – UPMC Cumberland Woods Village Theater, Lynn Shiner and “Stabbed in the Heart.”
Oct. 23 – 2:30pm – CCAC North Campus, room 3002, Lynn Shiner and “Stabbed in the Heart.”
Oct. 24 – 7pm – Montour High School, Moon/Montour Purple Out.
Oct. 25 – 6pm – The Royal Place, 2600 Library Road, Pittsburgh, Remember My Name, Be My Voice.
Oct. 30 – 6pm-­10:30pm – Jergel’s Rhythm Grille, Crisis Center North’s First Annual Witches Ball.
Oct. 30 – 6pm-­9pm – Salon Vivace, "FALL...into healthy hair and relationships."

Beaver
Oct. 17 – Noon – Penn State Beaver, CCN Panel Discussion.
Oct. 17 – 1pm – Penn State Beaver, Meet & Greet with Canine Court Advocate Penny.
Oct. 17 – all day – Penn State Beaver, “Purple Out” on campus. Everyone wear purple.

Bradford
Oct. 5 – 2pm-­4pm – Grovedale Winery and Riverbarge Brewery, Wyalusing, PA, DV Awareness Month Kick-­Off
Oct. 25 – 8pm – Towanda, PA, Towanda Halloween Parade. Theme this year: “Be Heroic, stand up to DV”, bring your cape, masks will be provided.

Bucks
Oct. 11 – 8am registration, 9am race – Central Park, 452 Wells Road, Doylestown, PA, Race to Empower 5K Run & 1 Mile Walk.

Carbon
Oct 16 – 10:30am – Carbon County Annex Building, Jim Thorpe, PA, Presentation of Domestic Violence Awareness Proclamation by Carbon County Commissioners.
Oct. 20 – 11am-­1pm – Lehigh County Community College, Jim Thorpe Campus, Jim Thorpe, PA, Lehigh Carbon Community College Information Table

Centre
Throughout October:
Trees in front of Bellefonte Courthouse, domestic violence ribbons.
Businesses throughout Centre County, DVAM baskets displays
Schlow library, Bellefonte Library, Book Mobile, DVAM book & info displays
5 Centre County Food Banks, DVAM Bookmark Distribution
Local Thrift Stores and Bakeries, The Purple Sale Campaign
Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, 24/7 Social Media Campaign
Sept. 1-­Oct. 3 – 24/7 – www.crowdrise.com/purplepurse-­wrccentrecounty, The Purple Purse Campaign
Sept. 29-­Oct. 12 – Everyday – Harrison's Wine & Grill, 1221 East College Avenue, State College, PA 16801, Eat, Drink, & Raise Money for Centre County Women’s Resource Center
Oct. 5 – 1pm – White Course Drive parking lot near the PSU entrance on N. Atherton St., Steps 2 Safety
Oct. 7 – 10am – Willowbank Building, Bellefonte, Commissioners Meeting -­ DV Proclamation
Oct. 10 – Mail “Thank You for Helping Us to Create a Safer Community” to county law enforcement, youth agencies, first responders, judges, etc.
Oct. 22 – 12:15pm-­1:30pm – PSU, 404 Main, Commission for Women Panel: WE ARE all responsible
Oct. 29 – 5:30pm – Bellefonte Courthouse Steps, Remember My Name: Honoring DV Victims and First Responders.
Oct. 29 – 5:30pm – Bellefonte Courthouse Lawn, The Clothesline Project.

Clinton
Oct. 1 – 6:30pm – Triangle Park, Lock Haven, PA, Domestic Violence Awareness Month Vigil
Oct. 4 – 5:30pm – Haywoods on the Green, 35th Anniversary Gala and Auction

Crawford
Oct. 1 – 4:30pm – Meadville Diamond Park, 4th Annual Walk A Mile in Her Shoes.
Oct. 9 – 7pm – Ford Chapel Allegheny College, Domestic Violence Awareness Candlelight Vigil.

Dauphin
Oct. 3 – 8am – YWCA Highmark Room, First Responders Breakfast.
Oct. 7 – 11am-­?2pm – Grand Ballroom of the Radisson, Camp Hill, The Power of Style Fashion Show.
Week of Oct. 13 – Week Without Violence: #Harvest4Hope.
Oct. 15 – 4pm-­6pm – YWCA Greater Harrisburg, Harvest4Hope event.
Oct. 22 – 9am-noon – YWCA Greater Harrisburg, “When the Golden Years Turn Black and Blue.”

Fayette
Oct. 3 – 7pm – Uniontown High School, Uniontown High School Football Game "Purple Out."

Franklin
Throughout October: Franklin County Library Branches, DVAM Awareness Exhibits
Oct. 2 – 7pm – Shippensburg University, Orndorff Theater, Stabbed in the Heart: Domestic Violence Speakers
Oct. 7 – 4pm – Shippensburg University, Garden in front of library, Tulip Planting Ceremony
Oct. 7 – 9:45am – Commissioners' Meeting Room, Commissioners' Office Complex, 14 North Main Street, Chambersburg, PA, Commissioner’s DVAM Proclamation Reading
Oct. 8 – All day – Wilson College, Lenfest Commons, Wilson Art Days – WIN Forget Me Know Flowers

Fulton
Throughout October: McConnellsburg Library, DV Survivor Art Exhibit

Greene
Oct. 14 – 6:30pm – Mt. Morris Senior Center, Mt. Morris Lions Club DVAM presentation.

Lackawanna
Oct. 8 – 7pm – IHM Center, Marywood University, Empty Place at the Table.
Oct. 20 – noon-­6pm – Keystone College, Empty Place at the Table.

Lancaster
Oct. 9th – Manheim Central High School, Silent Witness Exhibit
Oct. 10- Oct. 14 – San Juan Bautista, 425 S. Duke St., Lancaster, PA, Silent Witness Exhibit
Oct. 15- Oct. 17 – SACA—Tec Centro, 102 Chester St., Lancaster, PA, Silent Witness Exhibit
Oct. 20- Oct. 23 – York Technical Institute, 3050 Hempland Rd., Lancaster, PA, Silent Witness Exhibit
Oct. 24- Oct. 28 – Brightside Opportunities Center, Hershey Ave., Lancaster, PA, Silent Witness Exhibit
Oct. 30- Nov. 2 – Women’s & Babies Hospital, Harrisburg Pike, Lancaster, PA, Silent Witness Exhibit
Nov. 3-­ Nov. 6 – Suburban Outpatient Pavilion, Harrisburg Pike, Lancaster, PA, Silent Witness Exhibit

Lebanon
Oct. 4 – 9am-­3pm – Lebanon Expo Center, Lebanon Women’s Center
Oct. 11 – noon-7pm – QUEST, Harvest Moon Fest benefiting United Way of Lebanon
County
Oct. 12 – 11am-2pm – Monument Park, Clothesline Project Display
Oct. 24 – all day – Go Purple Day – Say no more to domestic violence by wearing purple. Tweet photos with #GoPurpleLebCo

Luzerne
Oct. 1 – 8am-­9:30am – Hazleton Area High School, Hazleton, PA, Safe Dates Kick Off.
Oct. 2 – 5:30pm-­9pm – Woodlands Skye Bar, Wilkes Barre, PA, Friends of Jane Aiello Fundraiser.
Oct. 10 – 10:30 am-­2:30 pm – Dominican House, Hazleton, PA, Empty Place at the Table.
Oct. 23 – noon-­2pm – Luzerne County Courthouse, Wilkes Barre, PA, Annual Vigil at the Courthouse.
Oct. 25 – 2pm-­4pm – Barnes Martial Arts, Forty Fort, PA, Barnes Marital Arts Self Defense Demonstration and DV Awareness Presentation.
Oct. 31 – 5:30 pm-­7:30 pm – Wilkes Barre Public Square, Wilkes Barre, PA, Trunk or Treat.

Lycoming
Oct. 4 - 5pm - 9pm - Battle of the Bands to support YWCA Options Program, The Cell Block, W. 3rd St., Williamsport
Oct. 20 - 6:15pm - Vigil of Remembrance and Awareness, YWCA Northcentral PA, 815 W. 4th St., Williamsport

McKean
Oct. 8 – 6pm – YWCA Bradford, Full Moon Magic: Women’s Empowerment Workshops.
Oct. 23 – 7pm – Bradford Area Public Library, Peace Begins With Me – Student Poster Contest Awards.
Oct. 28 – 6pm – Harriett B. Wick Chapel, Domestic Violence Poetry Contest.

Monroe
Oct. 9 – 6pm – Courtyard, Monroe County Courthouse, North 7th and Monroe Streets, Stroudsburg PA, 28th Annual Candlelight Vigil.
Oct. 14 – 5:30pm – Coolbaugh Township Municipal Complex, 5500 Memorial Drive, Tobyhanna, PA, Coolbaugh Township Vigil.
Oct. 26 – 8am – Pleasant Valley School District Athletic Stadium, Brodheadsville, PA, Run to End Violence 5K Race/Walk.
Oct. 30 – Domestic Violence and Family Law, hosted by Monroe County Bar Assn., Women’s Resources of Monroe County and PCADV. By invitation only.

Montgomery
Oct. 19 – 8am – Upper Gwynedd Township Park, 5K DASH Against Domestic Violence.

Montour
Oct. 23 – 11:30am-­1:30pm – Danville Elks, 40th Anniversary Luncheon

Philadelphia
Oct 18. – 100 Men Can: Rally Against Domestic Violence. Lutheran Settlement House
October 30 – ¡Salud: A Celebration of Survivors. Lutheran Settlement House
Oct. 3 – Noon – Love Park, 7th Annual iPledge Campaign Press Conference
Oct. 16 – 9am-­4pm – PA Conference for Women, Empty Place at the Table
Oct. 23 – 3:30pm-­5:30pm – 216 W. Somerset St.. Candlelight Vigil and Mural Unveiling.

Schuylkill
Week of Oct. 6 – Mahanoy Valley High School, The Clothesline Project display & An Empty Place at the Table display.
Beginning Oct. 7 ­– Schuylkill Medical Center, (East Norwegian Street) and Schuylkill Medical Center (South Jackson Street), The Empty Place at the Table display.
Week of Oct. 13 – Williams Valley High School, The Clothesline Project display & An Empty Place at the Table display.
Week of Oct. 20 – Schuylkill County Courthouse, The Clothesline Project display.
Week of Oct. 27 – Penn State Schuylkill, The Clothesline Project display & An Empty Place at the Table display.

Snyder
Oct. 2 – 7pm – Isaacs Auditorium, Seibert Hall, Susquehanna University, Selinsgrove, Title IX Panel Discussion.
Oct. 11 – 9am-­3pm – Empire Beauty School, Shamokin Dam, PA, Empire Beauty School’s National Day of Beauty.
Oct. 26 – noon-­5pm – Best Bowl, Rt. 522 Selinsgrove, PA, Invinci-­Bowl Bowling
Tournament.

Susquehanna
Oct. 4 – noon-­4pm – Montrose Green, 1.4 mile walk at noon followed by skit presentations by the Barefoot Followers & guest speakers.

Union
Oct. 7 – 6pm – Hufnagle Park, Lewisburg, PA (Rain Location: The Campus Theatre, Lewisburg, PA) Stop the Hate Rally.
Oct. 27 – 7pm – Union County Public Library, Lewisburg, PA, Public Service Program: Domestic Violence.

Washington
Oct. 15 – 6pm cash bar, 7pm dinner – DoubleTree by Hilton Meadow Lands, PA, Peace Begins at Home dinner.
Oct. 18 – 10am – Split Rails Sporting Clays, Split Rails Clay Shoot.
Oct. 26 – 11am – Hilton Southpointe, PA Southern Celebrity "Boo-­tacular" Pageant.
Oct. 27 – 7pm – Union County Public Library, Lewisburg, PA, Public Service Program: Domestic Violence.

York
Throughout October:
Purple Ribbon Campaign: at least 15,000 purple ribbon cards with information about our services will be distributed to local businesses throughout York County; to request ribbons to display at your business, contact Melissa Bair at 434-­1736 or mbair@ywcayork.org.
Window Displays of Children’s “Hands Are Not For Hitting” Artwork: displays
will be on view at Bell Socialization, Martin Memorial Library, and YTI. “violence is not strength” T-­Shirts have been restocked so get yours today! Free Yoga!: to celebrate our positive sources of strength and develop new methods of healing trauma, local yoga studios will be offering FREE yoga classes to those who bring a DVAM ribbon card or flyer to class.
Oct. 1 – noon – Continental Square, Downtown York, Domestic Violence Awareness Month Kick­Off Event.
Oct. 3 – 5pm – Downtown York, Walk A Mile In Her Shoes & Kick Off Your Heels
After-­Party, see www.ywca.york.org for more information and registration.
Oct. 4-­5 – York Expo Center, Women’s Show Outreach Booth.
Oct. 6-­7 – HACC York, Outreach Table.
Oct. 10 – 7pm-­10:30pm – New Grounds, 284 W. Market Street, “Raise Your Voices” Poetry/Spoken Word Event, a powerful series of poetry and spoken word performances.
Oct. 11 – 9am-­4pm – Empire Beauty School, Day of Beauty Fundraiser for ACCESS-­York, with all proceeds from day benefitting ACCESS-­York.
Oct. 16 – 9am-­4pm – Yorktowne Hotel, Clergy Committee Conference on Domestic
Violence & Faith Communities, contact Kristian Kent at 434-­?1761 or kkent@ywcayork.org for more information or to register.

Pennsylvanians who have lost their lives due to domestic violence October 2013–October 2014
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Allegheny County
Dereck Frye
Amy Gorsuch
Mark Hoey
Erin Hoey
Mickey Liposchok
James Payne
Luke Schlemmer
Daniel Schlemmer
Teresa Smith
Nancy Whiteside
Catherine Willett
Lauren Williams

Beaver County
Katelyn Francis
Patricia Thompson Lay

Berks County
Alexis Nogueras-Torres

Bucks County
Orlando Bronner
Karen Yiambilis

Butler County
Dana Wilson Miller

Cambria County
Linsey Wolfe

Carbon County
Denise Wilkinson

Cumberland County
Mary Tolbert

Dauphin County
Heather Marie Bechtel
Jonathan Frysinger
James Harbst
Yevette Morrison

Delaware County
Christina Belajonas
Masako Griffin
Harry McCabe
Linda Rooney
Cion Styles
Deanna Winkelvoss

Erie County
Mary Burrows

Fayette County
Leah Fields

Franklin County
Thomas Olson

Lackawanna County
Kathleen Talerico
Silas Nelson

Lancaster County
Melissa Joseph

Lawrence County
Mariah Jai Anderson
Douglas C. Weingartner

Lebanon County
Milagros Lopez

Lehigh County
Etab Makhoul
Wilson Mejias
Thida Myint

Luzerne County
Jeffery Evans
Ronald Evans
Dorothy Koreny
Camryn Lee Shultz
Michelle Volciak

Lycoming County
Edward Joseph White Jr.
Lynn Wright

Mercer County
Eric W. Williams

Montgomery County
Darryl Baker
Jack St. Onge
Deborah Harrison

Northampton County
Richard Parker

Philadelphia County
Atlanta Deveney
Daron Drake
Nekeisha Eugene
Arthur Figeuiredo
Ronald Fischman
Aimee Girard
Monet Hall
John Mapp
Patrice McIntosh
Constance “Connie” Murray
Machelle Nelson
Maria C. Peralta
Luionel Perez
Antonio Rivera
Elijah Rosado

Potter County
Anthony Palmieri

Schuylkill County
Lawrence Quinn

Somerset County
Karen Louise Harkcom
Aubrinna Kovalcik
Caressa Kovalcik

Susquehanna County
John Webster

Venango County
Lloyd “Bud” Shontz

Washington County
Richard Bauduin Jr.
Louise Weis-Edmonds

Westmoreland County
Holly George
Anita Sabol
Dawn Marie Wagner

York County
Jessica Mellinger
Billie Jo Bratton
Shirley P. Westheafer
Cari Stailey

October 14, 2014 Domestic Violence Awareness Month State Remembrance - Participating Legislators
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Governor Tom Corbett
Rep. Will Tallman (R-Adams)
Sen. Charles McIlhinney (R-Bucks)
Sen. Pat Vance (R-Cumberland)
Sen. Rob Teplitz (D-Dauphin)
Rep. Sid Michaels Kavulich
(D-Lackawanna)
Sen. Mike Folmer (R-Lebanon)
Rep. Mike Schlossberg (D-Lehigh)
Rep. Daniel McNeill (D-Lehigh)
Sen. Bob Mensch (R-Montgomery)
Rep. Todd Stephens (R-Montgomery)
Rep. Marcy Toepel (R-Montgomery)
Rep. Mike Regan (R-York)
Sen. Scott Wagner (R-York)
Rep. Stan Saylor (R-York)
Rep. Keith Gillespie (R-York)
Rep. Brendan Boyle (D-Philadelphia)
Rep. James Roebuck (D-Philadelphia)

October 14, 2014 Domestic Violence Awareness Month State Remembrance - Participating Community-Based Domestic Violence Programs
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A Woman’s Place, Bucks County
Blackburn Center, Westmoreland County
Crisis Center North, Allegheny County
Crisis Shelter of Lawrence County
Domestic Violence Intervention of Lebanon County Inc.
Domestic Violence Service Center Inc., Luzerne County
Domestic Violence Services of Cumberland & Perry Counties
Domestic Violence Services of Lancaster County
Laurel House, Montgomery County
Survivors Inc., Adams County
Women Against Abuse Inc., Philadelphia
Women’s Resource Center Inc., Columbia County
Your Safe Haven, Franklin County
YWCA of Greater Harrisburg/Violence Intervention & Prevention Services VIP, Dauphin County

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