Group holding concert to raise domestic violence, sexual assault awareness

Published 1:29 pm Friday, September 18, 2015

Sometimes you have to make a little noise to get your point across.

That’s one reason that Butler County Alabama Says NO MORE is hosting a concert in Confederate Park tonight.

The organization is getting noisy to raise awareness about ending violence against women.

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“We want to get out in the community and provide a family friendly event to the community, and as always, to spread our message about ending domestic violence and sexual assault,” said Katie Nixon, event organizer.

The event is the second the organization has held since June when it hosted a “drive-in” movie for children. That event raised nearly $300.

Nixon said the organization’s first event was more about letting the community know about the organization and its mission, while providing a fun event for families. With the concert, the group is hoping to raise funds to be able to stage more events in the future to help bring awareness about ending domestic violence and sexual assault.

Rosie McClain Till, Rylee Andrews and Robbin McCombs are set to perform beginning at 6 p.m.

Admission to the concert is $3 and children 5 years old and under will be admitted for free.

“Your admission ticket automatically enters you into a drawing for a free t-shirt,” Nixon said.

Hotdogs, chips and drinks will be on sale for $5 and t-shirts can be purchased for $12.