In Memory & Honor of Gladys Ricart & All Victims of Domestic Violence!
The Keeping Keli Foundation & Kay's Di'Vine Beauty Line Presents.......
The Gladys Ricart and Victims of Domestic Violence Memorial Walk- "Brides March", an annual event which started in New York City in 2001 to remember Gladys Ricart, a Dominican woman from Washington Heights, who was murdered in New Jersey on September 26, 1
Gathering begins at 8AM in front of the Centennial Plaza Chapel, 200 East Beach Blvd, Gulfport, MS 39501
There will be guest speakers and various tributes to and an acknowledgment of domestic violence victims on the MS Gulf Coast, from the previous & current year of the March Date.
The Opening Ceremony will conclude with a welcome from the Keeping Keli Foundation, Kay's Di'Vine Beauty Line & a representative of the Gulf Coast Center for Domestic Violence.
Walking will commence immediately following the conclusion of the Opening Ceremony at approximately 9:00am.
Marching Starts in front of the Centennial Plaza Chapel, 200 East Beach Blvd, Gulfport, MS 39501 (approx. 2.5-3 miles)
The Marchers will have approx. 20 minutes for a bathroom break, to get water before the start of the Marchers return to The Chapel.
Upon arrival back to The Chapel there will be a Closing Ceremony where there will be tributes to victims, guest speakers, and acknowledgment of participants.
*Wedding Dresses can be donated and will be collected at the Closing or you may call: 228-313-9883 to donate prior to the March date.
Registration is necessary in for all Marchers.
Request to Supporters and Marchers
As a supporter and participant of the Victims of Domestic Violence Memorial Walk/Brides’ March, please:
If you have questions email them to: firstname.lastname@example.org