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Purple chocolate roses will help victims of violence

Dawn's Custom Florals and Gifts, 700 Cedar Street in Alexandria, will donate $1 to Someplace Safe for every purple chocolate rose that is sold in the month of October. Roses are $1.95 and may be purchased at the store or via e-mail,, or telephone, (320) 815-1215.

The goal is to sell 1,000 purple chocolate roses by October 31 to help the victims of domestic violence.