April is Child Abuse Prevention Month, and the 16th Annual Child Abuse Prevention Luncheon and Conference is here!
On Wednesday, April 8th, 2009 at the Jacksonville Marriott we held our one day conference, dedicated to the prevention of child abuse. The event includes Continuing Education Credits, and an Awards luncheon recognizing individuals and organizations in the community for outstanding contributions in the area of Child Abuse Prevention.
Our Keynote Speaker was Justice H. Mark Kennedy, and he spoke to a packed house about child abuse prevention:
Sylvia Burgess, Family Support Services of North Florida
Annie Williams, The Bridge of Northeast Florida
Andrea Trzcinski, Department of Children and Families
Lucy Farley, Jacksonville Children’s Commission
The Honorable Judge Dorothy Pate (retired), Daniel Memorial
The 2009 Awardees with keynote speaker Justice H. Mark Kennedy:
As supportive, caring individuals, parent aides often make the critical difference in enabling parents to succeed.
On behalf of The Exchange Club Family Center and our local Exchange Clubs, we thank each of you, and all of the organizations and companies who attended, for your efforts to prevent child abuse.Exchange members from the downtown and beaches clubs working hard to check all of our guests in:
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