VIP's 6th Annual Lighting Ceremony (posted September 18, 2018)
The Violence Intervention Project (VIP) is hosting their 6th Annual Lighting Ceremony at Grace Lutheran Church, N5789 Highway 42, Kewaunee, WI 54216, on Tuesday, October 23th 2018. There will be a meet and greet 5:30pm with the Lighting Ceremony to follow at 6:00pm.
This event will begin inside the church with guest speaker, Imelda, a survivor of domestic violence and she would like to share her story with us. The Algoma High Choir will also be performing throughout the evening. Guests and volunteers will proceed to light a total of 52 candles for each life ended in Wisconsin by domestic violence in 2017. There will be complimentary food and drink to follow the Lighting Ceremony. There will also be baked goods for purchase.
All ages are welcome to attend this free event to remember the lives lost and to show support for the survivors in our community. The Violence Intervention Project has been providing free and confidential services to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and child abuse since 1989. In 2017, VIP provided services to 198 men, women, and children impacted by domestic violence in Kewaunee County.
We encourage family, friends, and the community to help by attending this event and lighting a candle in memory of a victim.
To volunteer to light a candle, please call directly to VIP at (920) 487-2111to sign up or go to our website at www.vipadvocates.net.