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Sexual Assault Awareness Month recognized in Rock County

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Stan Stricker
April 12, 2010

Hundreds of pinwheels will adorn Wedge Park in Janesville Tuesday.


Mercy Health System, along with representatives from the Rock County Sheriff's Office, Rock County District Attorney's Office, Janesville Police Department, and YWCA plan a presentation regarding sexual assault awareness month. Mercy Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) coordinator Jackie Friar says the number of cases reported are going up. She says more needs to be done to educate children and society as a whole.


The presentation is set for 10:00 a.m. Tuesday morning in Wedge Park on North Washington Street. Each pinwheel represents a victim.



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