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Vigil to honor domestic violence victims set for March 13

Safe Passage Domestic Violence Shelter will hold its second annual Candles In the Night candlelight vigil to honor domestic violence victims and survivors.
The vigil will be held Saturday, March 13 at Freedom Hall Civic Center, in Johnson City, beginning at 5 p.m.
The candlelight vigil is designed to honor victims and survivors of domestic violence. The event will feature a legislative update with State Rep. Matthew Hill on new anti-domestic violence legislation currently on the floor of the Tennessee General Assembly.
Keynote speaker will be Elizabethton High School Head Football Coach Shawn Witten.
In addition, domestic violence victims will give personal testimonies of their experiences and District Attorney General Tony Clark will speak on the magnitude of the domestic violence problem in the First Congressional District.
The vigil will also honor outstanding law enforcement officers for their work in the fight against domestic violence.
It will honor the late Trent Harris, a former major with the Johnson City Police Department, for his career of outstanding work against domestic violence.
The vigil will also recognize the work of outstanding volunteers for their support of Safe Passage.