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Puyallup city officials to wear high heels, raise awareness about domestic violence issues during Meeker Days

Post by Kari Plog / The News Tribune on June 6, 2013 at 2:11 pm with 2 Comments »
June 6, 2013 2:11 pm

Puyallup’s annual Meeker Days will include a charitable event to benefit sexual assault resources in Pierce County.

The Walk a Mile in Her Shoes fundraiser, part of an international movement designed to raise awareness about domestic violence issues, will be June 22 at 10 a.m. with an associated 5K fun run starting at 9 a.m., according to a city press release.

Last year, Puyallup City Council members participated in the Tacoma-Pierce County event where participants wear high heels and walk a mile — literally — in women’s shoes. This year, Puyallup is hosting a local offshoot of the march.

 

Puyallup City Council members pose for a photo during the Tacoma-Pierce County Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event last year.
Puyallup City Council members pose for a photo during the Tacoma-Pierce County Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event last year. Photo courtesy of City of Puyallup.

Proceeds from both the run and the walk will benefit the Sexual Assault Center of Pierce County and Good Samaritan Behavioral Health.

To register for the 5K run or the mile walk or donate to the cause, visit the events page on the City of Puyallup’s website.

Kari Plog: 253-597-8682
kari.plog@thenewstribune.com
@KariPlog

 

Leave a comment Comments → 2
  1. puyallupmutt says:

    The irony of a couple of this bunch claiming to benefit the sexually assaulted is not lost on the public.

  2. Lame,lamer and lamest.
    It would be great if the city council did something real.

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