Putnam County Stands with Putnam/Northern Westchester
Women’s Resource Center Against Domestic Violence
CARMEL, NY – On Thursday, October 20, 2016 at 1:30pm, Putnam County Executive MaryEllen Odell and county employees will stand together on the steps of the Historic County Courthouse with the Putnam/Northern Westchester Women’s Resource Center (PNWWRC) in an effort to raise awareness against domestic violence. During the month of October, the issue of Domestic Violence is recognized through national awareness campaigns. PNWWRC Executive Director, Ann Ellsworth, will be joined by County Executive MaryEllen Odell, Senator Terrence Murphy and county employees, dressed in purple to demonstrate their support.
A press conference will be held for the PNWWRC to publically thank Senator Murphy for his grants over the past two years to enhance the agency’s Domestic Violence Advocacy services in Putnam County and to highlight those leaders, including County Executive MaryEllen Odell, who have and continue to support the Women’s Resource Center’s mission to end domestic violence and all forms of violence in our county.
The PNWWRC and People Against Domestic Violence (PADV) will also host a Walk to End Domestic Violence on Saturday October 22, 2016 at 12:00 pm at St Mary’s Church, Main Street, Cold Spring. The walk will proceed down Main Street.
The details for the Thursday, October 20th event are as follows:
WHO: Putnam County Executive MaryEllen Odell, Putnam/Northern Westchester Women’s Resource Center Executive Director, Ann Ellsworth, Senator Terrence Murphy
WHAT: Photo and Press Conference to Raise Awareness for Domestic Violence
WHERE: Putnam County Historic Courthouse Steps, Gleneida Avenue, Carmel, NY
WHEN: Thursday, October 20th at 1:30pm
***ALL MEDIA ARE INVITED AND ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND***
**PHOTO AND INTERVIEW OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE**