(County declares Domestic Violence Awareness month)…It is the month of October.
All during the month the public is educated on the damage inflicted by domestic violence. The highlight of the month is October 21st. Womanhaven/center for family solutions host their annual march for Domestic Violence Awareness. The march begins at the steps of the County Courthouse in El Centro at just after 5:00 pm. The march goes to the Town Square in El Centro at 7th and Main Street. There will be informational booths, free hot dogs and popcorn. Participants are asked to wear purple shirts on October 21st to show support for Domestic Violence Awareness. The resolution declaring the special month was passed unanimously by the Board of Supervisors.