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'Welcome' sign goes purple for domestic violence awareness

Posted at 2:31 PM, Sep 30, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-03 20:47:50-04
Clark County Commissioners and representatives from Safe Nest turned the “Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas” sign purple on Monday, Oct. 3, in recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month.
They were be joined by other local groups involved in fighting domestic violence and helping victims of domestic violence.
The officials turned on purple light bulbs installed on the world-famous Welcome sign during a brief ceremony in front of the sign on Las Vegas Boulevard, just south of Russell Road.
The light bulbs, which are usually yellow, surround the border of the sign.