Just in this afternoon from Womenspace ...
"In light of the recent tragic losses our community has had to endure, Womenspace will be holding a silent vigil to honor those who were taken from us too soon by their intimate partner. We will be meeting at the Springfield City Library to honor those lost and support anyone affected by intimate partner violence."
The vigil will be at 5 pm Friday, July 17, and ths Springfield Library is a 225 N. 5th Sreet.
"The mission of Womenspace is to prevent domestic violence in intimate partner relationships in Lane County and support survivors in claiming personal power," reads the email to supporters.
"Womenspace is the primary provider of domestic violence services in Lane County. For almost 40 years, the agency has helped IPV survivors reach their goals of safety and self-sufficiency. Womenspace provides survivors with crisis intervention, safety planning, peer counseling, advocacy, education, resource referrals, and satellite offices serve rural communities. Their Crisis Line is available 24/7 at 485-6513 or (800) 281-2800."
For more information please contact Teresa Aslin, assistant executive director, at 485-8232.