IN THE NEWS: Zonta Club of Chatham-Kent hosts fourth annual ‘Say No On The Bridge’ demonstration

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Ashely Smith holds a sign at the Zonta Club’s demonstration on Friday, Say No on the Bridge. More than three dozen people showed up to wear orange and brave the chilly late-November weather in downtown Chatham for the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. (Louis Pin/Postmedia Network)

It started as a trickle of people, a small group of orange-wearing, sign-touting people on the Third Street bridge in Chatham, Canada, on Friday.

By 12:30 p.m. they were no longer a small crowd.

More than three dozen people took part in the Zonta Club’s annual Say No On The Bridge demonstration, part of a month-long campaign to raise awareness of domestic abuse. The event was held between 12:15 p.m. and 12:45 p.m. so people could join in on their lunch break.

“The mission of Zonta is to empower women through service and advocacy,” said Wanda Bell, with the Zonta Club. “We’re trying to get as many people aware of [domestic abuse] as possible.”

Read more on chathamdailynews.ca.

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2 thoughts on “IN THE NEWS: Zonta Club of Chatham-Kent hosts fourth annual ‘Say No On The Bridge’ demonstration

  1. For a moment I thought Zonta had been revived in the UK. I think this should read, Chatham, Canada…..not Chatham-Kent??

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