Light of Hope event to be held April 5

Exchange Club of Sugar Land’s Past President Jim Kij cut the cake celebrating the 102nd Birthday of The National Exchange Club. Exchange is a Community Service organization with a National project: The Prevention of Child Abuse. Please join them for the Light of Hope, Friday, April 5, 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. in Sugar Land Town Center to help shine a light on preventing child abuse in our community. A free concert will follow. For more information go to www.ecsl.org.

Child Advocates of Fort Bend, along with Friends of Child Advocates of Fort Bend, Exchange Club of Sugar Land, the Child Welfare Board, and Nicole and Cameron Hill will mark the beginning of April Child Abuse Prevention Month on Friday, April 5, 6 p.m., Sugar Land Town Square Plaza, with their annual Light of Hope event.

Highlights of event:

Ceremony to kick off April Child Abuse Prevention Month; Featuring Sugar Land Mayor Pro Tem Don Smithers, 387th Judicial District Court Judge Robert Kern; 450+ area Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts; Singing by Sugar Land recording artist Debbie Fancher; and a special interactive display.

To call attention to the fact that child abuse exists in every community and build community support in the fight against abuse. Child Advocates of Fort Bend speaks up for abused and neglected children. More than 10,500 abused and neglected children have been served since they opened our doors in 1991.  On average, they serve more than 400 children each month between their two programs, Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) and the Children’s Advocacy Center.

For More Information: Contact Anne Bulan, Communications Specialist at 281-344-5110 or Lisa Moore, Events Specialist at 281-344-5108.

Short URL: http://www.fortbendstar.com/?p=29541

Posted by on Apr 3 2013. Filed under Featured Articles, Sugar Land. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can skip to the end and leave a response. Pinging is currently not allowed.

You must be logged in to post a comment Login

Search Archive

Search by Date
Search by Category
Search with Google
Log in | Copyright © 2011 by Fortbendstar.com | All rights reserved.