Walk Against Domestic Violence

Lawndale News Chicago's Bilingual Newspaper - Local News The inaugural Walk the Course Against Domestic Violence is a project of the Avon Foundation for Women, held in collaboration with the PGA TOUR Wives Association, and the BMW Championship, which raises critical funds and awareness to help end domestic violence. The money raised will go 100 percent to five different Chicago land Domestic Violence organizations. Participants have the opportunity to walk up to 18 holes on a PGA TOUR event course alongside PGA TOUR players’ wives and families, while raising awareness and funds to help end domestic violence. Top fundraisers can earn great prizes including the chance to attend a post-Walk reception featuring professional golfers.

Why Walk? In Illinois during a one year period between 2009-2010, 76 people lost their lives to domestic violence. At least one in every three women worldwide has been beaten, coerced into sex, or otherwise abused during her lifetime. Register today to walk and raise critical funds and awareness to help end domestic violence in Illinois. Walk the Course – Chicagoland Sept. 13, at Cog Hill Golf & Country Club. For more information, visit walkthecourseagainstdv.org/chicagoland_registration.htm.

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