Join Us for Events and Activities in October During National Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October 13- PAWS for a Cause! at Founder's Square 

You and your pooch are invited to attend a dog walk and picnic to raise awareness for animal abuse in our community. Vendor booths will be available on-site. Donations are greatly appreciated and proceeds from the event will benefit Sanctuary, Inc.'s Pet Protection Program. Registration will begin at 9:30AM and the walk will begin at 10:00AM with lunch to follow. 

*Individuals donating to this cause will receive a free purple bandana for their pet!   For questions, please contact

October 18- Business After Hours Hosted by United Southern Bank 

A special after-hours event is planned in honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The evening will feature a proclamation reading by Mayor Carter Hendricks, Judge Executive Steve Tribble and remarks offered by Sanctuary, Inc.'s Executive Director Heather Lancaster. The event will begin at 5:00 PM at United Southern Bank, E. 9th Street Location in Hopkinsville.

A special thank you to our wonderful partners at United Southern Bank for hosting this event!

October 22- Lotus Flower River Float at Little River 

Victims and survivors of domestic violence will be honored during a ceremonial candlelight vigil. Each year, millions are exposed to domestic violence and the impact it has on the lives of many is powerful and profound. The speaker at the event will feature a local teacher who  tells the story of her sister, a victim of domestic violence, who was tragically killed by her husband in 1991.The ceremony will begin at 5:00PM and the river entrance can be accessed at the location behind the Hopkinsville-Christian County Public Library. This event is open to the public to attend.

For more information about scheduled events, please contact Sanctuary, Inc. (270) 885-4572 or Emily at