LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - All this month, the Family Crisis Center of East Texas has been recognizing Sexual Assault Victims Awareness Month.
Thursday the non-profit will host its biggest event - Prevention in the Park. Everyone is welcome to attend the event that will have a very symbolic gesture. It will be held at the Louis Bronaugh Park, located across from Lufkin City Hall, from noon to 1 p.m.
Everyone is welcomed to attend the event that will have a very symbolic gesture.
"We are having 228 balloons released and that is representing all the victims of sexual assault that the Family Crisis Center has served this past year," Susan Robertson, the fund development director at the Family Crisis Center, said.
Tomorrow is also Denim Day where the center is asking for everyone to support victims of sexual assault by wearing denim.