Walk A Mile In HER Shoes Successful in Sallisaw
Carl Albert State College, Sequoyah Counseling Agency, and Comprehensive Addiction Services held the first Walk A Mile March; The International Men’s March to Stop Rape, Sexual Assault and Gender Violence in Sallisaw on October 29, 2014. Funds raised from the event will go to regional Help-In-Crisis Centers.
Dr. Kathy Harrell, CASC Sallisaw Vice President, stated that numerous organizations and individuals helped with the event, and 33 walked to raise awareness in the community about sexual violence. Dr. Harrell expressed special thanks to Rosalind Kendrick and Darren Stites of Sequoyah Counseling/Comprehensive Addition Services; Sallisaw Police Department; First Baptist Church; Sallisaw Fire Department; Margaret and Jyme Lowe of Tahlequah; KXMX 105.1; Armstrong Bank; Firstar Bank; Arvest; Channel 5 News, and the many other volunteers.
The “Walk A Mile in Her Shoes” highlighted participants walking the event in women’s high heel shoes. Men from the community walked as well as some members of the Sallisaw football team, members of the CASC baseball team, and David Vogelphol came from Sapulpa to join the march. Vogelphol explained that he travels around the country to participate in similar walks.