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VC to host Domestic Violence Awareness Workshop

Victoria College will host a Domestic Violence Awareness Workshop at noon on Wednesday, Oct. 16 at the Johnson Symposium, which is located in the Allied Health Building on VC’s Main Campus.

The public is invited to attend the hour-long event, which will include a presentation and awareness activity by Mid-Coast Family Services’ Stefanie Thayer and Sarah Prichard. There will also be a raffle for a prize.

“Women and men can learn what constitutes domestic violence and get information on the resources available in this area,” said VC Counselor Melanie Gerdes.

Victoria College is observing Domestic Violence Awareness Month by tying purple ribbons around trees on its Main Campus.The ribbons feature different cards and some include the number for Mid-Coast Family Services’ 24-hour hotline.

Victoria College’s Main Campus is located at 2200 E. Red River Street. VC’s Allied Health Building can be accessed by taking the main entrance off Red River Street.