BECKLEY, WV (LOOTPRESS) – AWAY (Advocating a Way for Adults and Youth) has announced details regarding its upcoming Raleigh County Candlelight Vigil event.
The event, which takes place annually, will be held in its 33rd iteration this year and is intended to honor and remember the women, children, and men who lose their lives each year as a result of Domestic and Family Violence.
AWAY – formerly known as Women’s Resource Center – notably, will be presenting awards to several members of the Raleigh County community in appreciation of their dedication to AWAY’s mission.
The Incite Hope Award is issued as a means of expressing gratitude to individuals in the community whose actions and efforts help to make a difference in the lives of the clients served by AWAY.
This year’s Incite Hope Award will be issued to the following individuals:
Brian Parsons, Former Assistant Prosecutor who recently accepted a position with the U.S. Attorney’s Office
Trooper J.L. Wood of the West Virginia State Police
Robert Dunlap Esq., City of Beckley Councilman and Raleigh County attorney
This year’s AWAY Candlelight Vigil event will take place on Wednesday, October 4, 2023, from 12:00pm to 1:00pm at the Raleigh County Playhouse and Theatre located at 403 Neville St. Beckley, WV.