BRASS Celebrates Candlelight Vigil for Domestic Violence Victims

October has been proclaimed Domestic Violence Awareness month in Warren County.

A candlelight prayer vigil was held for Tyler Binsted at Byrd Park on Wednesday, April 2, 2008. (Courtesy: Skip Rowland)

Thursday night Barren River Area Safe Space held a Candlelight Vigil, to honor the memory of the victims of domestic violence, to support their families, and to focus the community on the importance of working together to end the tragic abuse.

BRASS Executive Director Lee Alcott added, "To remember those who lost their lives as a result of domestic violence, and to enlist more community support in our efforts to end violence in our homes."

Alcott also says it's important to provide strength to the family members of domestic abuse.

She encourages anyone who needs help because of domestic violence to call their 24-hour Crisis Line at 1-800-928-1183, because help is there for you.


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