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Project DOVE rolls out innovative new program to help victims of domestic abuse

Project DOVE board member Jan Pennington (front) and agency director Terry Basford hold up Purple Ribbon Partner Project stickers that will be placed with area businesses. (The Enterprise/Pat Caldwell)

ONTARIO – Those fleeing domestic abuse would have more safe refuges in Ontario under a program developed by Project Dove.

The Purple Ribbon Partner Project is designed to offer a temporary safe haven for those in crisis.

Under the program, local businesses will display a purple ribbon sticker in their window or someplace easily visible. A victim fleeing . . .