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Title: “Confronting and Ending Violence in Relationships”
Mary Hendrickson, Director of New Directions: Domestic Abuse Shelter of Knox County, will be the featured speaker at the March meeting of the Knox County Democratic Women. The meeting will be held on Tuesday, March 4th at Emeritus at Hillenvale, 1615 Yauger Road in Mount Vernon and will begin at 7:00 pm. Hendrickson was awarded the Knox County Democratic Women’s Elaine Mayhew Award for her lifetime effort to support survivors of physical, sexual and emotional violence. Hendrickson will speak about the services available in our community, the varied issues influencing relationship violence and how to promote safe and healthy relationships.
Prior to the presentation, there will be a short business meeting. The public is welcome to attend what will surely be a thoughtful discussion of abuse issues facing women in our county. For further information please visit www.knoxdwc.org or our facebook page: Knox County Democratic Women