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Domestic Violence Survivor to Discuss Dating Violence

Melissa Dohme Hill | Domestic Violence | Hands Across Tampa Bay

The 48 Hours film One Last Hug will be shown at the free event, which is open to the public.

WESLEY CHAPEL РPasco-Hernando State College will host a dating violence community  awareness seminar Wednesday (Feb. 19) at the Porter Campus at Wiregrass Ranch in Wesley Chapel, 2727 Mansfield Blvd.

The event will be held from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the conference center, Room B-303.

The guest speaker will be Melissa Dohme Hill, a domestic violence prevention advocate from Hands Across the Bay, a Tampa Bay nonprofit organization. Dohme Hill is a local domestic violence survivor whose miraculous story of survival has been featured in national and international headlines across the world including 48 Hours, 20/20: In An Instant, People Magazine, and Investigation Discovery.  Attendees will also have the opportunity to view the 48 Hours film One Last Hug, followed by a conversation with Dohme Hill.

Students, faculty, staff and the community are invited to attend at no cost. This event is part of a Community Awareness Series that meets a critical need for the community to better understand the dangers of dating/domestic violence and the social services available in Pasco County.