Pinwheels for prevention now spinning in Donalsonville

Pictured above,  left to right, are Hannah Snider, Jolie Grand, Celia Weir, Cindy Meadows, Kynia Blake, and Ty Weir.

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month, and all month long the Seminole County Family Connection Collaborative’s Pinwheels for Prevention display hopes to increase awareness in the community of child abuse prevention. The colorful display is located on the corner of Highway 84 and Tennille Avenue in Donalsonville 

On Tuesday, March 30th Seminole County 4-H members partnered with Seminole County Family Connection to “plant” the collaborative’s annual pinwheel garden. Members who helped with the planting presentation included Hannah Snider, Jolie Grand, Celia Weir, Cindy Meadows, Kynia Blake, and Ty Weir. During the month long awareness campaign Seminole County Family Connection coordinator, Billie McLendon is offering free “Darkness to Light” training. Darkness to Light provides trainings that are approved for accredited continuing education hours for different professionals, including educators, nurses, social workers, counselors, law enforcement, and more. To schedule a training call Billie McLendon at 229-309-0531 or email [email protected] If you or someone you know needs help or free confidential services, they are available 24/7. Text the word “Light” to 741-741. 

The sponsors making the pinwheel garden possible are Riverside Veterinary Clinic, Ferst Readers, SOWEGA CASA, Seminole County Head Start, First Port City Bank, Ameris Bank, Donalsonville Hospital Seminole Manor Nursing Home, Donalsonville Hospital Behavioral Health Unit, Southwest Georgia Healthcare Clinic, and Donalsonville Seminole County Chamber. 

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