Henderson, Ky 4/22/21- The Children’s Advocacy Center of the Green River District (CACGRD) is hosting a candlelight vigil to give the community an opportunity to show support for our local child abuse survivors and to show the need for awareness in our community! Children’s Advocacy Center’s Executive Director, Samantha Sigler says this will be the 1st Annual Child Abuse Awareness Child Abuse Prevention Month Candlelight Vigil.
According to the 2020 annual report by the Child Fatality and Near Fatality External Review Panel, Kentucky ranks HIGHEST in the nation, with 20.1 ceses of child abuse or neglect per 100,000 kids. Kentucky has ranked consistently high, in the top 10 for more than a decade.
- When: Friday, April 23rd 2021
- Where: Central Park (near the fountain) in Henderson, KY
- Time: 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m
“It takes a village to address this ever-growing problem of child abuse–Children’s Advocacy Center’s Executive Director, Samantha Sigler
within our community and nation. Let’s ALL stand together and break the silence!”
Social distancing and other CDC recommendations re: COVID-19 will be in place. Please do not attend if you are or have been sick. All attendees will be required to wear a mask. Thank you for your cooperation.
***By attending this outdoor Child Abuse Awareness event, hosted by the CACGRD, in Central Park of Henderson, KY on 4/23/2021, you are assuming all responsibility, as well as risk, of possible COVID-19 exposure by choosing to attend. Your voluntary attendance at this event serves as a release of liability and your acceptance of this risk and thus the CACGRD should not be held responsible in the case of a COVID-19 exposure/ illness.
For more information about this event or the CAC of GRD programs/services please contact the Executive Director,
Samantha @ 270-830-8400.