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Domestic violence awareness procession in IM on Tuesday

October 29, 2012
The Daily News


Staff Writer

IRON MOUNTAIN - Officials at the Caring House in Iron Mountain are asking the public to join them along with law enforcement officials on Tuesday, Oct. 30. at noon at the Dickinson County Sheriff Department for the "Break the Silence...Stop Domestic Violence" program.

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Members of the Caring House staff in Iron Mountain are ready for the domestic violence awareness procession and open house that will be held in Iron Mountain on Tuesday, Oct. 30 at noon. Staff members, shown here from left, are Marti Swisher, Jessica Coron, Tara Wery, Donna Fayas-Johnson, director Cheryl O’Neil, Sue Huotari, Linda Seelund, and Fay Arnold.

A domestic violence awareness procession is planned and will take place through downtown Iron Mountain.

With the procession, there will be honking horns, sounding sirens and making a lot of noise, organizers said.

In addition, purple ribbons will be tied to all vehicles.

The procession will end at the Caring House in Iron Mountain, where an open house will be held with refreshments served.

This awareness event is being held in observance of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

"Our entire community needs to come together and no longer tolerate this ugly epidemic. You and I deserve to live in a safe community. Do your part in breaking the silence...stop domestic violence," a Caring House official added.

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