Monthly Archives: April 2015

Shine On! Gala set for April 23


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Posted: Thursday, April 16, 2015 4:36 pm BY SARAH ELMS selms@record-eagle.com TRAVERSE CITY — “Shine on” is the staff motto at the Traverse Bay Children’s Advocacy Center. It’s also the name of their first gala fundraiser set for next week. Officials designated the April 23 event as a way to build awareness about child abuse prevention and also to celebrate the community partnerships that keep children safe. Hannah Rodriguez, the center’s prevention coordinator, called the gala “a collage performance.” Singer-songwriter […]

Blue Ribbon Campaign to Prevent Child Abuse


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In 1989, the Blue Ribbon Campaign to Prevent Child Abuse had its early beginnings as a Virginia grandmother’s tribute to her grandson who died as a result of abuse. She tied a blue ribbon to the antenna of her car as a way to remember him and to alert her community to the tragedy of child abuse. The Blue Ribbon Campaign has since expanded across the country, and many wear blue ribbons each April in memory of those who have […]

Child Abuse Prevention Month: Celebrating Together


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It is officially National Child Abuse Prevention Month and we here at the Traverse Bay CAC are thrilled to be partnering and hosting several events in honor of this important time of year.  From providing education on the topic of prevention to hosting an evening of music and celebration, we have a whole calendar of events for you to take part in: Community Prevention Seminar Wednesday, April 15th 6pm-7:30pm Women’s Resource Center 720 S. Elmwood Ave. Traverse City, MI Join […]

We All Play a Part


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We All Play a Part April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month.  This month and throughout the year, the Traverse Bay Children’s Advocacy Center encourages all individuals and organizations to play a role in making the Grand Traverse Region a better place for children and families.  By ensuring that parents have the knowledge, skills, and resources they need to care for their children, we can help promote children’s social and emotional well-being and prevent child maltreatment within families and communities. […]