National Day of Remembrance for murdered victims
Parents of Murdered Children, Inc. Ventura County Chapter

September 25, 2008, will mark the annual National Day of Remembrance for Murdered Victims to honor the memories of murdered victims and recognize the impact of homicide on surviving family members and friends.

If your loved one was killed in an act of violence, because of a drunk driver or killed while serving in the military, please join us to honor their memory on this day. An authorization form must be turned in with a 5x7 picture of your loved one no later than September 15th.

Please contact POMC (805) 236-8130 to receive the forms or you can reach us by email at Authorization forms may also be downloaded by visiting our website at under the “coming events” section.

Sponsored by the Ventura County Chapter Parents Of Murdered Children (POMC), a National Non-Profit Organization, this special observance seeks to pay tribute to the hundreds of people who have been murdered in Ventura County and all around our Nation and beyond, to publicly recognize the tremendous losses endured by their families and friends; and to educate our community about the rights and services available to surviving family members of homicide victims. We invite you to join us survivors of homicide victims, local dignitaries, family and
friends for what promises to be a moving and inspirational event.

The ceremony will consist of a pre-ceremony dove release, music, guest speakers, a lighting of candles and a Murder Wall with the pictures and stories of those whose lives were taken by an act of violence.

Ceremony will be held on Thursday, September 25th, 2008 at 4:30 PM at Plaza Park in Oxnard (Plaza Park in downtown Oxnard is located at the intersection of Fifth Street and "B" Street (just off Highway 101 and the Pacific Coast Highway).