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Take Back the Night Postponed to Next Wednesday

By Margaret Allen
Victims' Intervention Program of Wayne and Pike Counties continues with spreading the word of Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Take Back The Night, the annual gathering outside the Wayne County Courthouse, has been postponed to the rain date of Wednesday, April 28th. The event is from 5:30 to 6:30 and everyone is encouraged to join in supporting victims and survivors, and honoring those who tragically died. Thursday is an evening of hope and inspiration with survivor Gigi Kilroe, at the Mansion at Noble Lane in Bethany. Reservations are suggested as Kilroe tells her story of hope and resilience. Doors open at 5:30, the event begins at 6:00. In Milford and Hawley, Paint the Town Teal continues through the end of the month. The storefront decorating contest is a way for businesses to participate in Sexual Assault Awareness Month A winner will be chosen and awarded a prize at the beginning of May.