East Windsor Township Encourages Support for Womanspace “Communities of Light” On December 7

Mayor Janice Mironov announced that East Windsor once again will be participating in Womanspace “Communities of Light” event on Monday, December 7 at 5 P.M. and encouraged residents and local business to support this event -- to light up the Township Municipal Building and the streets of East Windsor as a powerful symbol of hope for men, women and children impacted by domestic violence and human trafficking.  

Residents are encouraged to participate from their homes by lighting purchased candles on their front porches.  Local business owners are encouraged to participate by lighting purchased candles in front of their business.  Alternatively, citizens can drop off purchased luminary kits at the East Windsor Police/Court Building or the Municipal Building which will be used to light up town hall.  

Luminary kits of six candles can be purchased 24/7 for $10 at the East Windsor Police/Court Building, located at 80 One Mile Road.  All proceeds will go 100% to Womanspace, the primary Mercer County Organization providing a comprehensive array of services to support victims and families impacted by domestic violence.  Checks of Support, payable to Womanspace, also can be mailed to East Windsor Municipal Building, ATTN:  Mayor Mironov, 16 Lanning Boulevard, East Windsor, NJ 08520.  

Mayor Mironov stated, “We hope that our participation will help raise funds, while focusing public attention on the important human subject of domestic violence and expand awareness of the support resources available to assist affected victims and families.  As a community, we wish to express our strong support for effective caring organizations like Womanspace and our local Domestic Violence Victim Response Team and to recognize the important assistance they provide to victims of domestic violence.”  She added, “the lighting of luminaries is a unique means of increasing local awareness of the ongoing presence of domestic violence in all of our communities and to serve as a symbol of hope for all those who struggle with violence in their homes.” 

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