Prevent Child Abuse Rowan hosting food truck fundraiser

ROWAN COUNTY, N.C. (WBTV) – Prevent Child Abuse Rowan is hosting their first annual Food Truck Fundraiser on Saturday, April 24, 2021. This rain or shine fundraiser will be held from 11:00am to 4:00pm at 130 Woodson St. Salisbury, NC 28144. A portion of all proceeds from this event will be donated to Prevent Child…

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Child Abuse Awareness Month Proclamation by Mayor Karen Alexander

WHEREAS, Child Abuse Awareness Month takes place in April as a time for communities to come together to build caring connections, supportive environments, and positive experiences for all children; and WHEREAS, all adults play a role in building the safe, stable, nurturing homes and environments needed for the healthy development of our future generation of…

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Innospec donates $5,000 to Terrie Hess House

On Thursday, friends from Innospec Performance Chemicals in Salisbury made a very special visit to the Terrie Hess House Child Advocacy Center. The Salisbury Innospec facility was awarded $5,000 for a charity of their choice, for their seven-year record of “No Innospec Employee Reportable Lost Time Accidents.” When an employee nominated Prevent Child Abuse Rowan…

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Prevent Child Abuse Rowan continues to work to ‘keep kids safe’

SALISBURY — April is Child Abuse Prevention month, and Prevent Child Abuse Rowan is balancing challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic with continuing to provide services for the county’s youth and their parents. Beth McKeithan, executive director of Prevent Child Abuse Rowan, said their agency is focusing on prevention and education. Kids have been out…

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Prevent Child Abuse Rowan, Terrie Hess House celebrates new space

SALISBURY – Prevent Child Abuse Rowan and the Terrie Hess House celebrated the opening of a newly renovated space at their facility located at 130 Woodson St. on Thursday with a ribbon-cutting and tour. “This is such an incredible moment for us. We have an incredible board and an incredible staff,” Executive Director Beth McKeithan…

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Triple P – Positive Parenting Program to begin Sept. 19

Smart Start Rowan Margaret Stridick has a soft, calming voice. She speaks with confidence and reassurance. And she can be your go-to person for parenting advice — all free. Thanks to a three-year grant, Stridick is the full-time parenting program facilitator with the Terrie Hess House/Prevent Child Abuse Rowan. That agency and Smart Start Rowan…

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