Residents in the area are invited to take part in a Day of Unity set for Friday in Ottumwa.
The Crisis Center in Ottumwa is inviting everyone to join them in Central Park tomorrow afternoon near the Ottumwa Public Library at 2:45. Purpose of the event is to make residents aware of domestic violence.
October is Domestic Violence Awareness month. Those attending are asked to wear purple and join others as purple balloons are released in remembrance of those who have lost their lives to domestic violence.
At 3:30 tomorrow afternoon purple balloons will be released.