Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Press Release: Center Against Family Violence celebrates HOPE at the Union Plaza

Center Against Family Violence celebrates HOPE at the Union Plaza:

11.09.10 – CAFV-Center Against Family Violence takes over Union Plaza for one night with two great events. Join us for an evening of art, music, cocktails and fun to honor the survivors’ road from TRAUMA TO TRIUMPH and celebrate the MIGHTY MUJER. This fall’s fundraising events for CAFV will take place on Thursday, November 18th, 2010 in the Union Plaza. Start the night off with Trauma to Triumph at the OLO Gallery, 504 San Francisco St. from 5:30p.m. to 8:30p.m. Tickets are $50 per person and can be purchased by calling 915.593.1000 x400. Guests will enjoy appetizers, cocktails and will be guided by internationally known mosaic tile artist, Sabina Munoz, through the creation of their own holiday lantern, patterned with colorful glass and beads. Then celebrate the launch of the 2011 Mighty Mujer calendar at Commonwealth Pub & Grub, 115 Durango, starting at 7:00p.m, for a $10 donation at the door guests will receive the 2011 Mighty Mujer calendar and admission to an amazing night of live music. Local favorites the Lusitania and Black Coyote will get the evening started for our special guests, Dale Watson and His Lonestars.

Proceeds from the Mighty Mujer calendar and Trauma to Triumph will benefit CAFV’s Emergency Shelter for Survivors of Domestic Violence which has assisted over 800 families last year. “We are thrilled to have these two fabulous events as a means to share our message of hope. We can be MIGHTY and can TRIUMPH over many obstacles. The 12 Mighty Mujer women are real El Pasoans., a true testament to the diversity that is our city,” said Stephanie Karr, Executive Director of CAFV.

Event Information:
Trauma to Triumph Mighty Mujer
Date: Thursday, November 18, 2010 Thursday, November 18, 2010
Place: OLO Gallery, 504 San Francisco St. 115 Durango
Time: 5:30p.m. to 8:30 p.m. 7:00p.m.
Admission: $50 per person $10 per person
call 915.593.1000 X 400 at the door

CAFV’s mission is to provide hope for those affected by domestic violence and create a safer and healthier El Paso community. “With Hope Become Mighty.”

For more information regarding this event, and to arrange interviews, please contact Cesar Campa at 915. 593.1000 ext. 406 or via email at ccampa@cafv.org.

césar m. campa
community relations director
center against family violence

po box 26219 | el paso, tx 79926 | p 915 593 1000 x 406 | f 915 593 0012 | e ccampa@cafv.org | www.cafv.org

“with hope, become mighty.”

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