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Pinwheel Gardens raise awareness

Published 9:22am Friday, April 5, 2013

Next week Child Abuse Awareness Day will be held April 13 at the Polk County Recreation Center (beside Polk Middle School). Everyone is invited, parents will learn fire safety, how to protect children on the Internet, how to report abuse and meet local organizations working to keep our kids safe and healthy.  Spread the news!

The Child Abuse Awareness Day is sponsored by the Polk County Sheriff’s Office, Columbus, Saluda and Tryon Police Departments; Columbus, Green Creek, Mill Spring and Tryon Fire Departments; Saluda and Sunny View Fire and Rescue, the Department of Social Services, Polk County Health Department, St. Luke’s Hospital and Steps to HOPE.

Look for more pinwheel gardens springing up in our area next week and remember to support your local agencies as they work to support you and our most precious jewels – our children.

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