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“It Shouldn’t Hurt to be a Child”

The SCC Child Abuse / Neglect Council, Inc. is holding their annual fundraiser at Blue Water Convention Center on April 11, 2018 at 6:00 pm. The deadline to register is March 26th.

“Men get out your bowties, women don your hats and join us for our upcoming “Run For The Roses” Dinner For Kids’ Sake annual fundraiser.” ~SCC Spokesperson

Mission Statement:

The St. Clair County Child Abuse/Neglect Council works toward the PREVENTION and ultimate ELIMINATION of child abuse and neglect and strives to protect the dignity of all children.

“Children cannot stop Child Abuse…Adults can! Be their voice” – Sherry Archibald, Executive Director, St. Clair County Child Abuse/Neglect Council.

“One line says it all…It shouldn’t hurt to be a child.” – Kelly Shaw, Board Member.

“If not you…Who?” – Sally Straffon, Founder and past Director of St. Clair County Child Abuse/Neglect Council.

A victim may only reach out once, if a child says I’m scared, BELIEVE THEM!

To learn more about the history of the SCC Child Abuse / Neglect Council, Inc. click here.

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About the author

Karrie Beck

Karrie Beck lives in Port Huron with her husband and teenage son. She earned her Master’s Degree from Central Michigan University and went to work as an educator for Port Huron Schools in 2002. She enjoyed a teaching journey which included assignments in grades K-8 as well as her time spent as an adjunct instructor for St. Clair County Community College. Currently a 'Kimball Kub', she teaches Health and P.E. to the wonderful families of Kimball Elementary School. Blessed is how she refers to the opportunity to work for GBS Media as an administrator for their online magazine, Blue Water Healthy Living. Organizing volunteer writers allows her the opportunity to meet the many inspiring people who positively impact the local area she loves.

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