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Posted on: March 24, 2011

[ARCHIVED] APRIL Declared Child Abuse Awareness Month

WHEREAS, April was first declared “Child Abuse Prevention Month” by Presidential Proclamation in 1985, and

WHEREAS, organizations dedicated to protecting children have used this special time of year to acknowledge the importance of families and communities working together to prevent child abuse, and

WHEREAS, the month of April is devoted to celebrating all the activities to transform communities into places that care about families and children, and

WHEREAS, Child Abuse Prevention Month is about connecting all of those concepts so that solutions to child abuse may be achieved.

NOW, THEREFORE, be it resolved that the Select Board of the Town of Amherst, declare April of 2011 to be CHILD ABUSE PREVENTION MONTH

In the Town of Amherst and directs that the Children’s Memorial Flag be raised at the Town Common on April 7, 2011.

VOTED AND DATED this 21st day of March, 2011

AMHERST SELECT BOARD

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