Judge-executive proclaims April Child Abuse Prevention month in Spencer County

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By The Staff

Spencer County Judge-Executive Bill Karrer signs a proclamation Friday morning declaring April as Child Abuse Prevention Month.

Spencer County Family Resource Center coordinator Becky Wilson said creating awareness is a community effort and not to be surprised to see pinwheel gardens popping up around town.

The pinwheels are symbols of the effort to raise awareness.

Agencies represented during Friday’s signing are the Spencer County Judge-Executive office, Spencer County Sheriff’s Department, Taylorsville City Police, Cabinet for Families and Children, Multi-Purpose Community Action Agency, Spencer County Health Department, Spencer County Cooperative Extension Office, OVEC Head Start, Spencer County Preschool Program, Spencer County Special Education Department, Spencer County Youth Service Center, Spencer County Family Resource Center and Seven Counties Services.