Sunday, May 1, 2011

News - 5/1/11

Hundreds Walk a Mile in Her Shoes to increase awareness of sexual assault
Akron Beacon Journal (blog)
Men, many donning women's shoes, stumbled their way through Akron's sixth annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event. Many wives and girlfriends were at their side to steady them and cheer them on. About 200 people turned out to raise money for the Rape ...
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Good morning, Buffalo
Buffalo News
Crisis Services is inviting men to "Walk a Mile in Her Shoes" -- a community march against gender violence and fundraiser for the organization's advocate program -- to be held at noon. Men are being asked to walk in heels for a mile,...
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No headline - Calendar
San Angelo Standard Times
10 am — Walk a Mile in Her Shoes, Tom Green County Courthouse, 112 W. Beauregard Ave. 10 am — Humane Society of Tom Green County Pet Adoption and Microchipping Event, Sunset Mall, 4001 Sunset Drive. 11 am — Sadie's Rescue "Second Chance at Love" ...
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Pizarro: Guys slip into heels to make a point for YWCA
San Jose Mercury News
By Sal Pizarro San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed speaks at the YWCA's Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event in downtown San Jose on April 27, 2011. (LiPo Ching/Mercury News) Hairy legs and high heels rarely go together, but they were a welcome sight Wednesday for the ...
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Walk a Mile for Women's Center
Stockton Record
The annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event attracted more than 100 men to Stockton Ballpark for a one-mile stroll in women's shoes. Pinched toes and sore ankles were the price paid to support the work of the Women's Center of San Joaquin County. ...
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Guys walk in her shoes
San Angelo Standard Times
By Jennifer Rios Photo by Jennifer Rios/Standard-Times A pair of black pumps sits abandoned beside the Tom Green County Courthouse lawn Saturday after the Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event, benefiting the Concho Valley Rape Crisis Center. ...
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Men march in heels for a worthy cause
The University at Buffalo and Crisis Services hosted the sixth annual "Walk a Mile in Her Shoes" march down Main Street Saturday afternoon. Men put on women's high heeled shoes to raise awareness about gender relations and the issue of sexual violence. ...
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In her shoes
It is the 4th annual "Walk a Mile in her Shoes" event, a community march to raise awareness of sexual violence. The event and fundraiser invites the public, especially men, to show support for women by walking a mile in women's high heeled shoes. ...
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Asheville area bodies in motion
Asheville Citizen-Times
Two area benefit events Saturday got people moving — The Mountain Medley in Tuxedo and downtown Asheville's Walk a Mile in Her Shoes. Enjoy photos from these events as well as other recent active events.
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SARP Center's event to spread awareness at Mission Plaza
KSBY San Luis Obispo News
It was all part of the Sexual Assault Rape Prevention Center's, "Walk a Mile in Her Shoes" event. A group of men put on some high heels in Mission Plaza and walked in a loop around downtown. But they weren't the only ones walking, men and women did the ...
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PHOTOS: Kicking up HIS heels
Dyke was wearing them for "Walk a Mile in Her Shoes," a fundraiser for men to raise money for Women Against a Violent Environment's domestic violence programs. The Saturday morning event in downtown Sacramento was also Kenneth Cemo's initial foray into ...
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