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Oct. 2: Candlelight Vigil to Raise Awareness of Domestic Violence

Alpha Chi Omega Sorority organizing the event.

Minnesota State University, Mankato Media Relations Office News Release, 10-1-2013

The Delta Tau Chapter of Alpha Chi Omega will host its annual Candlelight Vigil Wedneday, October 2 from 6-8:30 p.m. at the Minnesota State University, Mankato fountain. This event is held every year to raise awareness for domestic violence. 

Students, staff and community members are all invited to attend as well as share their personal stories during this event. This year, Alpha Chi Omega will hold a bake sale during the event to raise money for domestic violence awareness and the CADA house. CADA is located in Mankato and houses survivors of domestic violence.

Questions about Candlelight Vigil or how to get involved should be directed to Joelene Dittman, Vice President of Philanthropy, at or Shante Foote, Chapter President, at

Alpha Chi Omega National Sorority is a women’s organization headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana consisting of more than 130 chapters with over 200,000 members. Alpha Chi Omega’s mission is to enrich the lives of members through lifetime opportunities for friendship, leadership, learning and service. Delta Tau Chapter of Alpha Chi Omega was chartered in April 3, 1965 at Minnesota State University, Mankato.

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