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Ending domestic violence

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IOWA CITY (KWWL) - The 11th annual "Pat Meyer Vision Award" for outstanding commitment to end domestic violence will be presented to Mary Ann Pedde of Coralville at a recognition ceremony scheduled Thursday, October 22 at 5 p.m. in Meeting Room A of the Iowa City Public Library.

Mary Ann was selected for this year's award based on her advocacy work for the rights of domestic violence victims, her efforts to improve the environment where victims seek support, and the education she has provided our community regarding the impact of violence against women. Mary Ann is a long-term employee of the Domestic Violence Intervention Program.

The public is invited to attend the ceremony to show their appreciation for the contributions Mary Ann has made to bring an end to domestic violence.

Sponsors of the event are the Johnson County Coalition against Domestic Violence, Domestic Violence Intervention Program (DVIP), and Department of Corrections Batterers' Education Program. The award is named for Pat Meyer, who was the first director of the Domestic Violence Intervention Program.

 

 

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