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Silent Auction in support of the Sexual Assault Support Services for Women of SDG&A

February 19, 2016

On February 27th, 2016, at 6pm, V-Day Cornwall will present a one-night only benefit reading of Eve Ensler’s award winning play The Vagina Monologues at Truffles Burger Bar.

Doors open at 6pm. A 3-course meal will be served at 6:30 and the performance will begin at 8pm. Live musical entertainment throughout the night. Tickets are $50 and can be purchsed at Echo Trends Clothing (54 Pitt St.) and Giroux Sewing Centre (511 Montreal Rd.)

This special benefit performance is presented this year as part of V-Day’s campaign ONE BILLION RISING: REVOLUTION, a global initiative that began three years ago as a call for women survivors of violence to Rise and demand an end to violence. In 2016, Risings will focus on highlighting, creating and envisioning new, brave and radical artistic initiatives to bring in the new revolutionary world of equality, dignity and freedom for all women and girls.

Hailed by The New York Times as “funny” and “poignant” and by the Daily News as “intelligent” and “courageous,” The Vagina Monologues, which was first performed off-Broadway by Ms. Ensler, dives into the mystery, humor, pain, power, wisdom, outrage and excitement buried in women’s experiences. Ms. Ensler has performed the play to great acclaim throughout the world – from Zagreb to Santa Barbara, from London to Seattle, from Jerusalem to Oklahoma City. Villard Books/Random House first publishedThe Vagina Monologues, which includes a foreword by Gloria Steinem, in February 1998. A special edition was released in hard cover and paperback in February 2008 in honor of V-Day’s ten year anniversary.

There will also be a silent auction throughout the evening.

To learn more about V-Day Cornwall, call 613-932-1755 ext.27 , e-mail the organization at volunteer@sassforwomen.ca or visit www.sassforwomen.ca.
To learn more about V-Day and its campaigns visit www.vday.org.

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Be sure to bid on this beautiful sterling silver and Canadian maple leaf diamond pendant, while there.

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