Join Jason Irby on October 24 for Domestic Violence Observance Month

Join Author Jason Irby on Saturday, October 24, 2020 to observe National Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

This year in observance of Domestic Violence Month we will gather together and conduct a Balloon Release to honor victims of Domestic Violence and for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

A balloon will be available for those interested in participating in the event.

The event will be held at the Pine Bluff Regional Park located at 6300 W. 4th Avenue in Pine Bluff, Arkansas, beginning at 10:00 a.m. until 12 noon.

Purple Balloons

Special guests include:

Shirley Washington, Mayor of Pine Bluff

Pine Bluff Fire Department

Retired Officer Robert Sturd

A-State Corvette Association

Antionette Themes, Lupus Champion

Adriian Gardner, University of Central Arkansas (UCA)

Essence of a Woman, University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB)

With a special Self-Defense demonstration by Anderson’s Taekwondo Center.

A Blue and White balloon will be released to honor the memory of befallen Pine Bluff Police Officer Kelvin Collins.  Officer Collins was a participant as a panelist during our annual 2019 Domestic Violence Month Observance event.

The event is sponsored by Author Jason Irby, Arkansas State Senator Stephanie Flowers, and Dorcas Vangilst, Director of the Dorcus House and the Union Rescue Mission

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