Ribbon Cutting at Domestic Violence Tribute Garden

Modified: November 23, 2015 1:36pm

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Ribbon Cutting at Domestic Violence Tribute Garden

On Saturday, September 26, 2015 the County Executive, Erie County Commissiono on the Status of Women and the community partners offically opened the Tribute Garden, a place of hope, healing and awarenss for lives impacted by domestic violence.

Over the past six years, the ECCSW has been dedicated to raising awareness about domestic violence in our community.  The Break the Cycle Bike a thon and walk has taken place at Isle View since 2009 and helped raise funds for this project.

For more information click here for the press release about this event.

Watch the full ribbon cutting ceremony here:

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Fax: (716) 858-8311

Commission on the Status of Women
95 Franklin Street, Suite 624
Buffalo, New York 14202