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Rally in observance of Domestic Violence Awareness Month     Send a link to a friend

[OCT. 5, 2004]  In observance of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, the Logan County Domestic Abuse and Violence Task Force is sponsoring a Domestic Violence Rally on Thursday (Oct. 7) at the Logan County Courthouse. The event is scheduled to begin at noon.

Sen. Larry Bomke will join task force members, Logan County Sheriff's Department, the Lincoln police chief, Logan County circuit clerk, Lincoln mayor and area residents in a walk around the courthouse square. The procession will be led by the Lincoln Junior High School drum line.

Following the walk, Bomke will speak about domestic violence and its effects on our society. Mayor Davis' office will proclaim October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month in Lincoln. The winner of an antiviolence art contest winner will also be announced.

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Antiviolence posters designed by fifth-graders in Logan County will be on display in windows around the courthouse square throughout October. Also on display at the courthouse will be the task force's Silent Witnesses. These silhouettes represent women and children who have been killed in domestic violence-related incidents.

For more information about Domestic Violence Awareness Month, please call (217) 732-8988.

[News release]

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