(Rapid City, SD) — Mayor Steve Allender is noting two separate special occasions in Rapid City. Allender proclaimed yesterday World Habitat Day at the city council meeting. He also declared the month of October as National Domestic Violence Awareness Month in Rapid City. The mayor said he is using the awareness month proclamation to recognize the efforts of the Working Against Violence agency for their work in the community since 1978. The agency has served nearly 16-hundred domestic violence survivors so far this year.