CSM Joins Zonta of Charles County RAVE Walk, Oct. 26

Event Raises Scholarship Funds for Victims of Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault

RAVE Walk. 8:30 a.m., Oct. 26. College of Southern Maryland, 8730 Mitchell Road, Physical Education (PE) Building, La Plata. The College of Southern Maryland is hosting the 10th annual Zonta RAVE (Rape and Violence Eradication) Walk 5K in memory of Gayle A. Cooke, a former crime victims support coordinator for the Charles County State’s Attorney’s Office. Proceeds from the RAVE Walk fund a scholarship in Cooke’s name which provides educational financial assistance at CSM to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault and supports the operations of Gayle's House, the first domestic violence safe house in Charles County. $25. Pre-registrations through Oct. 24 at https://www.eventbrite.com/event/8181947425 or on the day of the event beginning at 7:30 a.m. MyDoctor Urgent Care of Waldorf will provide free flu shots to the first 50 RAVE Walk participants. For information, contact RAVE Walk co-chair Ann Rees at 410-991-8848 or ann.rees@verizon.net. The Zonta Fund is a component fund of the Community Foundation of Southern Maryland, a 501 c 3 nonprofit organizations.