‘There’s No Excuse for Child Abuse’ Annual Gala

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

April 10, 2017
Contact: Valerie Bell
Phone: (845) 454-0595
Email: vbell@thecpca.com

The Center for Prevention of Child Abuse presents

‘There’s No Excuse for Child Abuse’ Annual Gala

Event is April 20, 2017 and will be honoring Dutchess County Executive Marcus Molinaro

The Center for the Prevention of Child Abuse is pleased to announce its annual “There’s No Excuse for Child Abuse” gala and silent auction on Thursday, April 20, at 5:30 p.m., at the Grandview in Poughkeepsie. The Center is proud this year to honor Dutchess County Executive Marcus Molinaro.

Dutchess County Government has been a consistent supporter of the CPCA’s mission in preventing child abuse and has committed more than $400,000 of assistance to date. This year the County budget not only includes two new prosecutors to combat child abuse and human trafficking, but also grants $14,000 for the Center’s Personal Safety Program and $25,000 to expand its Teen Parenting Program.

“Every year the CPCA serves thousands of children and families in Dutchess County, and Marcus Molinaro has been a tireless advocate,” said Mary Fleming, interim Executive Director for The Center for the Prevention of Child Abuse.

As the CPCA looks forward to the future, it relies on community members to support the cause and help end the epidemic of child sexual abuse. Everyone is welcome to join the Center at its gala with the theme ‘There’s No Excuse for Child Abuse’, and help keep our children safe.

To purchase tickets or to learn more about the CPCA, please go to:

http://www.thecpca.com or call Valerie Bell at (845) 454-0595.

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About the CPCA

The Center for the Prevention of Child Abuse is the premier organization in the Hudson Valley for children and family support, addressing the epidemic of child abuse and human trafficking through prevention services and education.  For over 40 years, CPCA has provided essential resources including court-mandated family intervention and counseling, educational training and support for parents of all ages, in-depth abuse prevention including in-school programs and advocacy, as well as programming focused on the overall care and support for children.  In partnership with State and local authorities, CPCA’s vision is to end child abuse and human trafficking, and to provide parents and families with the tools and knowledge to provide safe, caring and nurturing environments for their children.

Website: www.thecpca.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/thecpca.poughkeepsie