FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, September 12, 2012
CONTACT: Reza Clifton, RICADV: (401) 467-9940, Cell: (401) 497-5246
The event includes a "Bike Run" as well as food, music, and an address by Rhode Island Coalition Against Domestic Violence Executive Director, Deborah DeBare
Pascoag, RI - Family, friends and co-workers of the recently deceased North Smithfield woman, Patricia Gurka, may still be mourning, but they are also busy. That is because they are organizing a Bike Run Memorial and community event to raise awareness and offer suggestions for preventing domestic violence.
The Bike Run Memorial for Patty Gurka is scheduled for Saturday, September 15. The event starts at 10:00 am at Eleanor Slater Hospital, Zambarano Unit (also called Zambarano Hospital and formerly known as Zambarano Memorial Hospital), 2090 Wallum Lake Road, Pascoag, RI. Kickstands "go up" at 10:30 AM with riders and drivers expected to return to the hospital by 12 noon for food, music, giveaways and a speaking program that includes Deborah DeBare, Executive Director of the Rhode Island Coalition Against Domestic Violence.