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Bay Pines VA Healthcare System to Host Domestic Violence Awareness Walk Oct. 30
October 10, 2018
Bay Pines, Fla. – The Bay Pines VA Healthcare System (VAHCS) is bringing awareness to Intimate Partner Violence by hosting an awareness walk at the C.W. Bill Young VA Medical Center Campus on Tuesday, October 30, 2018 from 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
The goal of the event is to provide educational resources to attendees and help increase survivors’ access to support systems without fear of stigma, gender bias, or age discrimination.
The walk will start between buildings 100 and 1 and will continue around Lake Timucuan. Click here to view driving directions and a campus map.
The event is open to the public. Participants are encouraged to wear purple attire to the event which symbolizes support and advocacy of people who experience intimate partner violence.
For more information about this event, please contact the Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) Program Coordinator, at 727 398-6661, extension 15135.
About the Bay Pines VA Healthcare System
The Bay Pines VAHCS is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is one of the nation’s leading VA healthcare systems, employing more than 4,300 medical professionals and support staff dedicated to providing the very best care to Veterans residing in southwest Florida. The organization is one of the largest VA health care systems in the country in terms of patients served and is accredited by The Joint Commission, Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities, and several other nationally recognized accrediting organizations. The Bay Pines VAHCS operates nine facilities to include the main medical center located in Bay Pines and outpatient clinics located in Bradenton, Cape Coral, Naples, Palm Harbor, Port Charlotte, Sarasota, St. Petersburg, and Sebring. To learn more, please visit www.baypines.va.gov, like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/vabaypines, or follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/vabaypines.