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Pinwheel Garden In Westport Spins Attention To Domestic Violence

Westport Domestic Violence Task Force Chairperson, Elizabeth Marks Juviler, State Representative Gail Lavielle and Town employees gathered as Westport First Selectman James Marpe reads a proclamation for 2014 Domestic Awareness Month in Westport.
Westport Domestic Violence Task Force Chairperson, Elizabeth Marks Juviler, State Representative Gail Lavielle and Town employees gathered as Westport First Selectman James Marpe reads a proclamation for 2014 Domestic Awareness Month in Westport. Photo Credit: Facebook

WESTPORT, Conn. -- October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and supporters are asking the public to show support by wearing purple and attend some of the Domestic Violence Task Force (DVTF) events planned.

On Wednesday, Oct. 21 from 5 to 9 p.m. Cause An Effect is being held at Westport Chipotle at 370 Post Road with 50 percent of the proceeds of orders go to the DVTF.

Then on Saturday, Oct. 24 at 10 a.m. visitors can go to the Pinwheel Garden on the Jesup Green where pinwheels will represent 58 domestic violence cases that took place in Westport during 2014.

A Proclamation for Domestic Violence Awareness is set for Monday, Oct. 26 at 1 p.m. at Westport Town Hall, 110 Myrtle Ave.

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