Governor LePage Declares March 31, 2012 as GFWC New England Region Signature Project Domestic Violence Awareness and Prevention Day

March 15, 2012

For Immediate Release: March 15, 2012
Contact: Adrienne Bennett (207) 287-2531

AUGUSTA - Governor Paul LePage issued the following proclamation declaring March 31, 2012 as GFWC New England Region Signature Project Domestic Violence Awareness and Prevention Day:

"WHEREAS, the General Federation of Women�s Clubs New England Region is the oldest region in the United States; and

WHEREAS, it has been an international organization dedicated to community improvement by enhancing the lives of others through volunteer service; and

WHEREAS, GFWC has eight regions throughout the country which strive to address issues of importance such as domestic violence; and

WHEREAS, GFWC has made a positive change in families and communities through the Signature Project on Domestic Violence Awareness; and

WHEREAS, GFWC addresses domestic violence policy through a design and implementation of a multi-faceted Domestic Violence Awareness Signature Project that includes, teen and child, elder and spousal abuse; and

WHEREAS, the clubs create and/or strengthen partnerships with regional, state and national domestic violence awareness organizations and state leaders; and

NOW, THEREFORE, I, PAUL R. LEPAGE, do hereby recognize March 31, 2012 as

GFWC NEW ENGLAND REGION SIGNATURE PROJECT DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AWARENESS AND PREVENTION DAY

throughout the State of Maine, and urge all citizens to recognize this observance."

Related Documents

Domestic Violence Awareness 3-31-2012 (PDF)

Domestic Violence Awareness 3-31-2012 (Word)