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L’Entourelle, Knights organize 8th march against domestic violence

A walk against domestic violence was held in Fort Coulonge on Sunday afternoon, looking to show support to those suffering and honour victims of it all over. The walk is a collaborative effort between the Knights of Columbus and L’EntourElle, a local support home for women.

The walk took participants on a three-kilometre trek through the town, with a firemen’s escort. From left: Michael Nadeau, Marion Lachance, Viola Fortin and Anne Soucie led the pack, holding the Knights of Columbus banner.

Donald
Teuma-Castelletti
FORT COULONGE Dec. 3, 2017
Around 40 people joined together, in the eighth annual march of support for victims of domestic violence on Sunday afternoon.
Starting off at the Knights of Columbus hall in Fort Coulonge, the collaborative effort between the Knights and L’EntourElle, a support home for women, took participants in a three-kilometre-long trek, looking to show locals that there is a support network in place for them.
“This walk creates awareness,” said Marc Boisvert, an organizer and member of the Knights of Columbus. “If people see this march, they’ll know they’re not alone.”

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