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COC hosts domestic violence awareness event

Posted: September 12, 2009 6:54 p.m.
Updated: September 13, 2009 7:00 a.m.
The College of the Canyons Social Science and Business Division will host its second annual Domestic Violence Awareness event Oct. 21 outdoors on the college's Valencia campus.

Proceeds from the event will benefit local domestic violence shelters.

October is the National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Donation bins to help the SCV Domestic Violence Center will be available to collect cell phones, clothing (women and children, all sizes) kids toys, videos and toiletries.

Musicians Joan Enguita, Trish Lester and Linda Geleris of the all-female, 14-member band "Women on the Move" will perform songs from their compilation album "Beautiful," which is a blend of folk, pop and blues music.

In addition to the concert, there will be several guest speakers, college clubs and organizations with an interest in the topic of domestic violence.

Also scheduled is an "Everybody is Beautiful" fashion show and art exhibit, "Real Beauty" featuring art made by COC students. Domestic violence victims and survivors can also make T-shirts for the "Clothesline Project."

The event will be held at outdoors the college's Honor Grove from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and admission is free.

For more information about the event, call Anne Marenco at (661) 362-3685.


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