Nationally, April is recognized as child abuse prevention month.
Organizations and individuals from around the state met at the capitol to recognize the month and raise awareness.
The pinwheel represents the bright, happy future that every child deserves. Individuals, businesses, schools, etc. may purchase pinwheels to plant in their yard or display in a vase to show their support of the prevention of child abuse.
To purchase pinwheels and learn more about the many events Prevent Child Abuse Utah has happening throughout April visitpcautah.org.
Events throughout Child Abuse Prevention Month include:
·April 10 South Clearfield Elementary Pinwheel Assembly at 9am, 990 East 700 South, Clearfield
·April 10 National Wear Blue Day
·April 23 Pinwheel Luncheon at Texas Roadhouse from 11am to 2pm, 685 S Ring Road, Layton. Join us for our second annual Pinwheel Luncheon. Lunch is $10 and includes: Homemade bread & butter, salad with choice of dressing, pulled pork sandwich, homemade baked beans and a non-alcoholic beverage. All proceeds go to support the programs at Prevent Child Abuse Utah.
·April 30 Partners in Prevention Breakfast recognizing the 2015 Child Advocates of the Year at the Eccles Conference Center, 2415 Washington Blvd. Ogden, from 8 am to 9:30 am. Each year nominations are taken statewide to recognize outstanding individuals throughout our state. Please join us as we recognize several of these amazing people at this breakfast awards ceremony.