City of #Laredo and PILLAR to Host Suicide Prevention Day Candlelight Vigil

In commemoration of World Suicide Prevention Day, Mayor Pete Saenz will issue a proclamation on Monday, September 10 at 10:00 a.m. at City Council Chambers. Later that evening, District 1 Council Member Rudy Gonzalez and PILLAR will host the 8th Annual Candlelight Vigil for World Suicide Prevention Day from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at Independence Hills Regional Park. The public is invited to attend this free event to remember loved ones who were victims of suicide and to raise awareness about suicide prevention. This is an opportunity to hear testimony from those affected by suicide and to remember loved ones in a supportive group environment. PILLAR will provide counselors on site to provide assistance to anyone going through difficulties. The public is also encouraged to bring photos of their loved ones for the candlelight vigil that begins at 8:00 p.m. at the stage area within the park.

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