Friday, November 8, 2013
RCMP thank local businesses for helping Purple Light Nights cause
Released by Cpl. Len vanNieuwenhuizen, RCMP UFVRD
ctober saw another successful endeavour to promote Domestic Violence awareness through the Purple Lights Night campaign. During October there were three events to promote awareness.
On October 1st saw the lighting of the tree, in Purple lights, at Kens Tire and Wheel on Alexander Avenue to start the awareness campaign. The tree lighting was well attended by the community.
On October 5th, Purple
Lights Night participated in the Fourth annual Chilliwack Connect,
sponsored by the First Avenue Assembly Church. The 24th of October
saw the Domestic Violence Awareness Forum being held at City Hall.
There were twenty-two businesses that actively supported Purple Lights.
They include; Decades
Coffee Shop, Harvest Café, Mary’s Uniforms, Logan’s Home Hardware,
The Bookman, Yale Central Pharmacy, The Town Butcher, Ken’s Tire and
Wheel, Rustica’s Restaurant, Video Tonight, Hofstede’s , Chatter’s
Hair Salon, Shear Hair Shoppe, The Preserved Seed, Vita Bella,
Garrison Bistro, Waves Coffee Shop, VanCity, Nuggets Books, Jack’s
Cycle, Undine’s Spa and Fortin’s Home Hardware.
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