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Niagara Falls, NY - In recognition of Gun Violence Awareness Month Niagara Falls was lit up for 15 min. of orange light Thursday night. Friday morning the City of Niagara Falls held a recognition ceremony at City Hall.
ADVISORY: Mayor Dyster to Proclaim June Gun Violence Awareness Month
Niagara Falls, N.Y. - On Friday, June 2 at 11:30 AM, Mayor Paul Dyster will recognize Gun Violence Awareness Month and Day in the City of Niagara Falls with a brief ceremony and special proclamation. He will be joined by Paul McQuillen, Upstate Coordinator from NYAGV (New Yorkers Against Gun Violence), Niagara Falls Police Superintendent Bryan DalPorto, Reverend Raymond Allen, President of the Niagara Ministerial Council and Norma Higgs of the Niagara Falls Block Club Council.
The public is welcome to attend.
Since 2013, June has been designated as Gun Violence Awareness Month in New York State. National Gun Violence Awareness Day is celebrated on June 2, 2016, and participants across the nation wear orange in support of curbing gun violence.
WHEN: 11:30 AM
Friday, June 2
WHERE: Council Chambers
745 Main Street
Special Assistant to the Mayor
City Hall - 745 Main St.
PO Box 69
Niagara Falls, NY 14302