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Survivors of Violent Loss Program (SVLP) and

The Cara Knott Foundation invite you to the

River of Remembrance Ceremony

In honor of National Day of Remembrance for Murder Victims

Crime Victims Oak Garden

Saturday, September 21, 2013 10a.m.-Noon


The River of Remembrance Ceremony is an informal peer-support event where you will have the opportunity to tell other crime survivors about your loved ones life and how you want us to remember them. You can paint a rock with your loved ones name on it and put it into a “river” or participate in our t-shirt activity by painting a t-shirt and hanging it on our “memory clothes line.” You can bring your own rock or t-shirt or some will be available at the event as will paint and supplies. You can also engrave smooth river rocks at Conti & Sons 619-264-2480. Rocks should be 6”-8” maximum. Bring a chair & some food or drink to share. 

Contact Dayna Herroz for more information and for food sign up sheet 619-955-6084

Crime Victims Oak Garden Directions: Cara Way off Scripps Poway Parkway.  From San Diego I-15 north to Scripps Poway Parkway, exit right & make a U-turn at the first light.  Return on Scripps Poway Parkway and turn right on Cara Way (just before the I-15 on ramp). Look for purple balloons on sign post and follow Cara Way to the end of the park along the street.

Co-Sponsors: Cara Knott Foundation, Survivors of Violent Loss (SVLP), Jenna Druck Center, Center for Mindful Relationships, Victims Assistance Coordinating Council (VACC),          Crime Stoppers, Therapy Changes, Crime & Trauma Recovery, Alliance for Community Empowerment (ACE) Crime Victims Oak Garden

New Book Announcement

Dare I Call It Murder?: A Memoir of Violent Loss  by Larry Edwards

A true story from a survivor of murdered parents.

 A compelling must read!


Get inspiration for telling your own story.

The book marks the 35th anniversary year of the deaths of Loren and Jody Edwards

   In his book, Dare I Call It Murder?: A Memoir of Violent Loss, Larry Edwards unmasks the emotional trauma of violent loss as he ferrets out new facts to get at the truth of how and why his parents were killed.

Read more at the book’s website:

Survivors of Violent Loss exists to build a lifeline of hope and healing by providing support and education to those who live and work with violent death. Coping isn't easy. Survivors of Violent Loss can help. (619) 685-0005