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Take a stand against domestic violence

5K fun run held Oct. 7

Published on September 29, 2017 11:38AM

Last changed on October 9, 2017 11:38AM

ASTORIA — In observance of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, The Harbor and the Clatsop County Domestic Violence Council is proud to announce the “Healthy Homes: Taking a Stand Against Domestic Violence 5K Fun Run 2017, held Oct. 7.

This is a fun and active community event to promote education, prevention and support services for those affected by domestic violence.

This all-ages event will include a community resource fair, music and a pledge to stand against intimate partner violence.

Awards for first, second, and third-place runners will be given as well as several other categories. Registration begins at 9 a.m. and the race will start at 10 a.m. The starting line will be at the Barbey Maritime Center (1792 Marine Drive).

This event is free with a suggested donation of $10 for registered runners/walkers or $20 per group. Donations will directly support services for victims and survivors of intimate partner violence in Clatsop County.

Please this important initiative to “Take a Stand” against domestic violence.

This event is “rain or shine.” Dogs are welcomed to join the run but are not permitted inside the building.

The Harbor, Inc. (formerly known as Women’s Resource Center) is a local organization serving survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking in Clatsop County since 1976.

For more information, call Felina Mincey, volunteer coordinator at The Harbor, at 503-325-3426 extension 107. Or


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