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Terre Haute Mayor Duke Bennett praised the work of law enforcement, judicial officers and volunteers to fight domestic violence and help and support victims. There's also a 24-hour hotline at 315-782-1855.
This vigil, which will take place at 6 p.m.at the Easton Community Center gazebo, will honor those who have been impacted by intimate partner violence, raise awareness and inspire hope that the cycle of violence can be broken. "That's usually an outstanding utility bill, a vehicle fix, a child's medical expense", she says.
Camacho has been working for the Ayuda Network for the past 13 years.
The event is held during National Domestic Violence Awareness Month.
Campbell said she was pleased by the sheriff's department's willingness to participate in the ribbon program once again.
The program director for ODVN, Jo Simonsen, said part of the event Tuesday involved looking back over the past year as well as finding new ways to combat domestic violence. It's estimated that one out of four women will experience domestic violence in her lifetime. "We're here for the protection and help and guidance of the families touched by this".
She also invited the men to walk with them on the Day of Unity at the Dandan Baseball Field. On the Day of Unity, Oct. 14, starting at 5 p.m., we ask them to wear tutus.
To recognize October as domestic violence awareness month, the agency is trying get people's attention with purple fire hydrants. "After that we will have candlelight vigil".