MANATEE -- Several Manatee County ministers have joined to create the Manatee County Ministers Anti-Violence Task Force.
The purpose is to "proactively address the escalating problem of violence in this community." The task force was established after the Sept. 10 shootings at Club Elite in Palmetto.
The task force is hosting a "Taking a stand against Violence" Town Hall meeting at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 26 at St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church, 525 Martin Luther King Ave., Bradenton.
To ask questions call (941) 722-9243.