Four complete child-safety workshop
Sunday, November 4, 2012
Linda Stephens, Gwen Littleton, Jennie Mattox and Sonya Freeman received a certificate of completion on Oct. 30 after spending five weeks in The Cottage’s Ambassador of Child Safety program. The workshop series works to increase awareness and education methods used in prevention, recognition and the reporting of child sexual abuse. During the five-week program participants learned about healthy sexual development in children and teens, child health, local resources for parents, self care for survivors of sexual abuse, steps to prevent sexual abuse and to recognize and report sexual abuse and more.
The Cottage Sexual Assault and Children’s Advocacy Center works to provide intervention, advocacy, referrals, and support for survivors and families impacted by child abuse and sexual assault. The Ambassador of Child Safety Program is co-sponsored by The Cottage, Athens Housing Authority and Whatever It Takes. Pictured: Hannah Anderson, Child Services program manager; Linda Stephens, Gwen Littleton, Jennie Mattox, Attawa Childers, board of directors president and creator of child safety program; Sonya Freeman, and Leanna Showalter, intern at The Cottage.
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Nyla Harrell, a 14-years-old student in Oconee County and recent winner of the 2014 Miss Georgia Jr. Teen Queen pageant traveled with a mission team from her church to Santa Rosa de Copen in Honduras to team up with Mission Upreach. The team was in Honduras July 12-19.
Warrior Pointe, a nonprofit organization with the mission to connect veterans and war fighters at the community level, currently is seeking veterans from all branches of the military and those in Active Duty, the Reserve and the National Guard to help create local chapters in Athens.
Athens Christmas Parade of Lights
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19th Annual SOAR 5K
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