Upper Marlboro, MD… The City of Hyattsville, a partner in this year’s “Purple Light Nights®” community campaign to raise awareness and a unified voice against domestic violence during Domestic Violence Month in October bathed its City Administration/ Police Department building in purple light.
“Chief Holland and the City of Hyattsville are good partners with whom we share common goals for the safety and well-being of the members of the community. We’re delighted the city joined the Purple Light Nights campaign and we look forward to working with them throughout the year,” said Sheriff Melvin High.
The Office of the Sheriff launched “Purple Light Nights®” in Maryland in 2014, connecting Prince George’s County and the state with a list of cities and counties in over 30 states, and in Canada and 18 villages in Guam. The Purple Light Nights name and logo are approved Federal trademarks of the Covington Domestic Violence Task Force.
The Remainder of the Domestic Violence Monthly Events
Thu. - October 22nd - Maryland Network Against Domestic Violence Annual Meeting & Awards Dinner
Fri. - October 23rd - Branch Avenue Metro 7:00 a.m.-9:00a.m.
Sat. - October 24th- Cooking Gents Against Domestic Violence - Super Chapter Community Center 2:00p.m.-5:00p.m.
Tue. - October 27th -Penn Station Shopping Center 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Wed. - October 28th – Sheriff DVID Partnership Luncheon, Newton White Mansion 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Sat. – October 31st - “Silent Tears No More Flyer” The 10th Annual Domestic & Sexual Violence Prayer Breakfast Fundraiser – The Greenbelt Marriott 9:00a.m.-12:00p.m