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NEWS | Sept. 29, 2014

Activities during Domestic Violence Awareness Month at Joint Base San Antonio


- Taj It Purple:  The JBSA-Randolph Taj Mahal will be lit with purple lights throughout the month of October

- Domestic Violence Awareness Clothesline Project: T-shirts designed by members of the JBSA community reflecting messages of awareness, support, and education about domestic violence will be placed in areas throughout the installation

- Information Blitz: Representatives will be available at various locations around JBSA to provide information and resources about Domestic Violence Awareness Month

- I Can We Can project: Where individuals will be able to create messages of awareness, education and support on their hands. For more information on this campaign visit http://www.icanwecan.awbw.org.

Locations and times are:
-- JBSA-Fort Sam Houston, Oct. 2, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., San Antonio Military Medical Center Medical Mall
-- JBSA-Lackland: Oct. 3, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Wilford Hall Ambulatory Surgical Center atrium
-- JBSA-Randolph: Oct. 6, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., 359th Medical Group atrium
- 5K Run/Walk and Shelter Drive: In collaboration with Oktoberfest on JBSA-Fort Sam Houston, Oct. 25, 8 a.m. at the Jimmy Brought Fitness Center, participants will each run or walk in remembrance of a victim of domestic violence last year in Texas. Participants are asked to wear purple shirts. Donations for local shelters will be collected at the run such as gently used or new towels, sheets, pillow cases and blankets. Donation drop-off will be during the 5K Run/Walk.

-- JBSA-Fort Sam Houston Oktoberfest information blitz: Oct. 17 at the JBSA-Fort Sam Houston Parade Field parking lot. Stop by the Family Advocacy table during Oktoberfest for a chance to win prizes.