Sexual Assault Awareness Week in the Battlefords

Representatives of Battlefords and Area Sexual Assault Centre were on hand for two separate flag-raisings in North Battleford and in Battleford on Monday morning, to commemorate Sexual Assault Awareness Week. The Ministry of Justice and Attorney General has declared May 17-21 as Sexual Assault Awareness Week. As part of the week, Battlefords and Area Sexual Assault Centre will be hosting Walk a Mile In Her Shoes starting at the Blend on Thursday evening, May 20; registration begins at 5:30 p.m. that evening.

Seen at the flag raising at City Hall on Monday, left to right, are Amber Stewart (Executive director), Kayla Vany (Community Outreach Worker), Marla Degenstein (Office Manager) and Mayor David Gillan.

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At the flag raising at Town Hall in Battleford, Vany, Degenstein and Stewart were joined by Councillors Judy Pruden and Shelley Boutin-Gervais.

Photos by John Cairns

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