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April is Child Abuse Prevention Month

A proclamation was signed by Henderson County Mayor Eddie Bray and Lexington Mayor Jeff Griggs, along with Kim Hendrix and Daniel Clark, proclaiming the month of April as Child Abuse Awareness Month.
Photo by: W. Clay Crook / The Lexington Progress

Article by W. Clay Crook-

Lexington Mayor Jeff Griggs and Henderson County Mayor Eddie Bray signed proclamations for Child Abuse Prevention Month on Friday, April 1, 2022.

The mayors were joined for the signing by Kim Hendrix, Director of the Henderson County Carl Perkins Center; and Daniel Clark, President of the Carl Perkins Henderson County Advisory Board.

“Psalms 127:3 says, Children are a gift from the Lord; they are a reward from him. As a parent, I realize that children are a gift, and should be treated as such. Children are meant to be nurtured and loved,” said President Daniel Clark. “It’s unfortunate that we live in a world where children are mistreated and abused, physically, mentally, and sexually.”

“With April being Child Abuse Awareness Month, I am thankful that our City and County Mayors have taken the time to make this proclamation in our community supporting Child Abuse Awareness Month. Without education or awareness, it would be possible to think that abuse doesn’t exist. Unfortunately, that is not the case. We are…

For the complete article, see the April 6th edition of The Lexington Progress.

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