Five community leaders achieved the 2021 Hometown Hero awards Friday from the Child Advocacy Center of Rutherford and Cannon counties.

5 'Hometown Heroes' honored for work protecting children

May 03, 2021 at 09:30 am by Child Advocacy Center

Five community leaders achieved the 2021 Hometown Hero awards Friday from the Child Advocacy Center of Rutherford and Cannon counties. CAC Board Vice President Terry Fann.... Read More
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How you can help child abuse survivors

Apr 26, 2021 at 03:00 pm by Child Advocacy Center

“When the pandemic began last year we did not realize the impact it was going to have on child abuse cases,” said Child Advocacy Center director Sharon De Boe.... Read More
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Hometown Heroes Walk for Children virtual silent auction is underway

Apr 23, 2021 at 09:18 am by Child Advocacy Center

“The Child Advocacy Center is excited to announce the Hometown Heroes Walk Committee is hosting an amazing silent auction in connection with the event this spring,&rdquo.... Read More
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6th annual Hometown Heroes Walk for Children is set for April 30

Apr 13, 2021 at 11:00 am by Child Advocacy Center

“Lace up your tennis shoes and join us for the Hometown Heroes Walk for Children,” announced Child Advocacy Center director, Sharon De Boer. “The Board of Di.... Read More

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month

Apr 02, 2021 at 11:30 am by Child Advocacy Center

Experts estimate that 1 out of 10 children will be sexually abused before their 18th birthday, Child Advocacy Center Community Education Coordinator Tatum Hochstetler said. ".... Read More
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How you can help advocate for federal funding for child crime victims

Mar 15, 2021 at 11:00 am by Child Advocacy Center

The Child Advocacy Center is asking the Rutherford and Cannon County communities to advocate with our U.S. Senators and U.S. Representative for federal funding for crime victi.... Read More
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Local Hometown Hero David Price sponsors Child Advocacy Center fundraiser

Feb 23, 2021 at 07:00 am by Child Advocacy Center

“The Child Advocacy Center is excited to announce that local Hometown Hero David Price and Project One Four is the presenting sponsor of the Hometown Heroes Walk for Chi.... Read More
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How to be a 'Hometown Hero' for The Child Advocacy Center

Feb 02, 2021 at 11:00 am by Child Advocacy Center

"The Child Advocacy Center is closely watching COVID-19 infection rates and vaccination rates," said director Sharon De Boer.  "That is the new normal for non-profit agen.... Read More

Child Advocacy Center families share gratitude for Secret Santas

Dec 14, 2020 at 11:00 am by Child Advocacy Center

"I have a confession! I opened the gift bag with a brand-new winter coat in just for me. I'm a little embarrassed to admit I haven't owned a winter coat in over 10 years, only.... Read More
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How federal funding for crime victims services is in jeopardy

Dec 07, 2020 at 08:00 am by Child Advocacy Center

“The Victims of Crime Act federal funding for crime victims is in jeopardy,” said Child Advocacy Center director Sharon De Boer. “The Child Advocacy Cen.... Read More
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Child Advocacy Center cancels annual Holiday Open House

Dec 04, 2020 at 07:00 am by Child Advocacy Center

The Child Advocacy Center 20th annual Holiday Open House buffet luncheon originally scheduled for Friday, Dec. 4 has been cancelled.  The CDC is recommending limiting ho.... Read More

Virtual flag raising at Rutherford Juvenile Court concluded 19 Days of Activism

Nov 23, 2020 at 10:00 am by Child Advocacy Center

Smyrna Police Department Lt. Jeff Duke and Det. Marcy Gossett silently raised the Children's Memorial Flag in tribute to all the child victims and adult survivors of child abu.... Read More