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Event Planned To Recall Victims Of Domestic Violence

October 4, 2018

WILKES-BARRE — The Domestic Violence Service Center will be holding its annual event to remember those who have lost their lives to domestic violence in Luzerne County. “Empty Place at the Table” will feature guest speaker Tara Toohil, who is currently serving her fourth term as state representative of the 116th Legislative District in Luzerne County. The event will be held at noon Thursday, Oct. 25, in the rotunda of the Luzerne County Courthouse and will be open to the public. The DVSC will also be hosting multiple events throughout the month of October in Wilkes-Barre. The schedule of events includes: Oct. 5: Domestic Violence Awareness Table at the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Plains Twp., 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Oct. 8: Domestic Violence Awareness Table at Northeast Counseling, Hazleton, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 9: Domestic Violence Awareness Table at Penn State Wilkes-Barre, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 9: Domestic Violence Awareness Table at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Hazleton, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 10: Domestic Violence Awareness Table at Lackawanna College, Hazleton, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 11: Domestic Violence Awareness Table at Wilkes-Barre General Hospital, 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Oct. 11: Domestic Violence Presentation at Foster Grandparents, Center City Apts., Hazleton, 10:15 p.m. Oct. 11: Domestic Violence Presentation at Career Link, Wilkes-Barre 1 p.m. Oct. 12: Domestic Violence Presentation at Foster Grandparents, East Market Street, Wilkes-Barre, 10:15 a.m. Oct. 16: Domestic Violence Awareness Table at Misericordia University, 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Oct. 16: Domestic Violence Presentation to Homeless Coalition, Wilkes-Barre Housing, 11:30 a.m. Oct.17: Domestic Violence Awareness Table at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 17: Domestic Violence Awareness Table at LCCC, Hazleton, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 19: Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Conference Info Table at Genetti’s, Wilkes-Barre, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 24: Domestic Violence Awareness Table at First Hospital, Wilkes-Barre, noon to 1 p.m. Oct. 25: Domestic Violence Awareness Event: Empty Place at the Table at Luzerne County Courthouse, noon. For information on the Domestic Violence Service Center, Domestic Violence Awareness month events in your area, or to learn how you can help to stop the cycle of abuse, please visit www.domesticviolenceservice.org or call 1-800-424-5600. — HAYLEY ZAVISLAK

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