WH Lions host speaker on domestic violence; public welcome
Mr. Terry Renninger will be speaking to the White Haven Lions Club on August 23, in lieu of their regular meeting, and the public is welcome to attend. Mr. Renninger will speak about domestic violence awareness, and the Lions would like to invite anyone interested to attend.
Mr. Renninger has been speaking out against domestic violence since his daughter, Rebecca, was the victim of a homicide in 2009 at the hands of her estranged husband.
Since her death, Renninger and his wife, Teresa, have worked hard to raise awareness about gender violence. Renninger has spoken to the Domestic Violence Service Center and the Victims Resource Center. He has addressed college classes about violence against women and has advocated for legislation requiring mandatory prevention education classes in high schools. Terry and Teresa Renninger were honored with the Victims Resource Center's Lifetime Friend Award for their work to raise awareness about domestic violence prevention.
The Lions meet at Jack’s Grill at the Mt Laurel Golf Course. Mr. Renninger will be speaking at 7 p.m. Light refreshments will be provided beginning at 6:30 compliments of the White Haven Lions Club.
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