OneBillionRising event set for Feb. 15

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

The OneBillionRising event will be held at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb.15, at FireOmEarth in Eureka Springs. This year's format has been changed from a large public event to a Women's Gathering.

FireOmEarth is located one mile off North Main Street on Mill Hollow Road in Eureka Springs.

This annual event will be a time to empower and honor women in solidarity. This year's theme is "Rise! Resist! Unite! in Solidarity Against the Exploitation against women.

Speakers will include counselor Jillian Guthrie and clinical social worker Brita Rekve, who has worked for many years counseling abused women. Phyllis Moraga will be tending The Fire Circle. Refreshments will be served.

Donations will be accepted for The Purple Flower Domestic Violence Resource and Support Center for Carroll County, and a small donation for the space and refreshments.

To learn more about OneBillionRising, go to onebillionrising.org.

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