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IMMEDIATE RELEASE:The 2nd Annual Living Behind the Mask Gala Takes Place This Saturday, October 22, 2016

Atlanta, GA Oct 20, 2016 –  In honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Rose of Sharon for Transitional Living is hosting it’s 2nd annual Living Behind the Mask Gala (LBTM Gala). All survivors and overcomers of Domestic Violence will be honored for becoming extraordinary leaders despite their past circumstances. The LBTM takes place Saturday October 22, 2016 at The Atlanta City Hall. The purple carpet event starts at 6pm. Tickets can be purchased via website http://www.livingbehindthemaskgala.com.

The Living Behind the Mask Gala

The LBTM Gala is honoring seven women from various fields who support the prevention of domestic violence. The honorees will receive special recognition awards for individual achievements. This year honorees are Tamiko Lowry Pugh of The Still Standing Foundation, Kimya Motley of Have of Light International, INC., Melissa Holmes of Love Shouldn’t Hurt NY, Erika Lee of P.U.R.S.E. Foundation, Ardre Orie of Pink Wish Foundation, Aaralyn Swinger Rawls of S.A.V.E.D Domestic Violence Program, Pastor Sabrina McKenzie of The Dancing Preachers Intl., and a host of brand ambassadors and special guests; such as, Dr.  Yamma Brown (James Brown daughter),  The King of Violin Ken Ford, Lelee Lyons of SWV and more. The night will also be filled with live entertainment and fashion.

The purpose of “Living Behind the Mask” is to serve as a fundraiser which will aid women and children involved in cases of domestic violence by offering emergency shelter. Rose of Sharon’s vision is to teach women and children to become healthy, balanced, educated, and poised while living in a society free of drugs, alcohol and violence.

About the Rose of Sharon Transitional Living

The company was founded in 2012 by Rhonda A. Thompson in her journey to ending domestic violence. It is her vision to take women through the many phases of healing restoration while refining their inner and outer self-imagine. Our primary focus is emergency/transitional housing however currently we provide supportive services many service areas include: crisis intervention, providing food, advocacy, counseling for victim/child, support groups, and. Clients will also benefit from workshops on financial planning, pre-employment training, life skills, drug & alcohol prevention and parenting skills.
Media inquiries for founder Rhonda A. Thompson, and to cover the LBTM Gala contact publicist Ronnika Ann of  iGN Public Relations & Co. via email prdirector@ignpr.com.

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