Domestic Abuse Council announces first purple parade

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Participants are encouraged to wear purple for a chance to win a Purple Passion Award as the Domestic Abuse Council holds its first Purple Parade. The purpose of the parade is to raise awareness and critical funds for prevention of bullying and domestic violence.

The parade, which is actually a two-mile walk, will take place on the sidewalk starting at Riverfront Park on Beach Street in Daytona Beach across the street from the Harley Davidson Museum. The walk will take place on Sept. 15; registration is at 7:30 a.m. and the parade starts at 8 a.m. Entry fees for the parade are $5 per person or $25 for groups of up to 10 people. Preregistration and entry fees can be paid online at www.domesticabusecouncil.com. Participants can also register by calling 386-257-2297 ext. 27. Donations are gratefully accepted.

For more information, visit http://volusia.org/community_assistance/housing2.htm or call 386-736-5955.

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