domestic violence month 300OWENSBORO, Ky. (10/22/13) - Owensboro Community and Technical College will host a Domestic Violence Awareness Workshop Thursday, Oct. 24.

The workshop will examine the question, "Why do people stay with abusers?" and will emphasize "escape routes" for victims. Representatives from OASIS, the Daviess County Sheriff's Department, Lighthouse Counseling Services and New Beginnings will participate.

The event is sponsored by WISE (Women in Support of Education). WISE is conducting a winter clothing drive for OASIS in conjunction with the workshop. Drop off boxes are in the Learning Resource Center and

Humanities Building. WISE also is collecting donations of used cell phones for the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence. Phones may be dropped off at circulation desk of the OCTC library.

The workshop is scheduled for 12:30 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. in the Chandler Conference Center on the college’s main campus. For more information, contact: 270-686-4506.

SurfKY News
Information Provided by Bernie Hale

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

Most Read This Week

April 28, 2015 4191

Search for Stolen Vehicle Ends with Woman Charged…

by SurfKY News
April 27, 2015 3530

Online Petition Seeking Re­opening of Shanice…

by Samantha Carver, SurfKY News
April 28, 2015 3365

Man Charged with Stalking Smoke Shop Clerk

by MPD
April 27, 2015 2920

Hopkins County Drug War ― Are We Winning?

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
April 30, 2015 2826

Family Says 'Goodbye' to Dog After It Allegedly…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

April 17, 2015 15586

An Open Letter from an Addict

by Olivia Kirks
April 23, 2015 8495

Man Charged with Sodomy, Incest/Victim under 12

by SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

May 04, 2015 1458

Teen Injured During Collision with Police Cruiser

by SurfKY News
May 04, 2015 1370

Alleged Littering Leads to Drug Arrest

by SurfKY News
May 04, 2015 933

Three Injured in Two-Vehicle Collision

by SurfKY News
May 04, 2015 769

Women ‘Get the Message’ at River Ministry Banquet

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 04, 2015 688

Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports Released

by SurfKY News
May 04, 2015 535

Dawson Springs Police Reports for Monday, May 4,…

by SurfKY News
May 04, 2015 451

Outstanding Students at MCC Recognized

by Joyce Riggs
May 04, 2015 361

Muhlenberg Christens Supreme Sports Complex

by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
May 04, 2015 356

Providence Police Reports Released

by SurfKY News