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Not In Our Town Oak Ridge founder Valerie Hughes with Patty Peden Walden, owner of Painting With a Twist and sponsor of an upcoming NIOT event.   After her child was assaulted in a classroom, Valerie Hughes stepped forward to bring her community together to address bullying and ensure that Oak Ridge, Tennessee is safe and welcoming for people of all backgrounds. Just three months old, the Not In Our Town group in Oak Ridge is planning activities for the year and garnering community support.