Tuesday, May 8, 2012

The Center for Prevention of Abuse and The Peoria Chiefs Host an “Anti-Bullying Awareness” Rally at O’Brien Field


Approximately 900 students from local schools will participate in an“Anti-Bullying Awareness” rally at the Chiefs game on Friday, May 11, 2012. There will be a parade around the outfield with students holding banners and signs promoting anti-bullying and each school will be spotlighted on the Chief’s video board with their own anti-bullying slogan. Students from Harrison Community Learning Center will sing the National Anthem. Schools attending the rally are:
Dunlap Grade School, Glen Oak Community Learning Center, Harrison Community Learning Center, Parkview Middle School, Thomas Jefferson and Georgetowne Middle School.

Agenda
10:00am
- Students begin arriving
10:20am
- Students parade around O’Brien field with banners and
signs promoting Anti-Bullying Awareness


11:00am
- Students from Harrison Community Learning Center sing
the National Anthem

The Center offers curricula in safe touch, violence prevention, anti-bullying, behavioral skills training, sexual assault/abuse prevention and healthy relationships to students pre-k through college touching the lives of 15,000 students per/year. Presentations and trainings are also offered to parents, school staff and community groups. For more information on prevention programs contact Jeanne Anders at 691-0551.