Tuesday, July 24, 2012

The Center for Prevention of Abuse Launches 24th Annual Duck Race To Stop Abuse

Please join us for the Kick Off of the 24th Annual Duck Race to Stop Abuse.
Who:  Martha Herm
Executive Director
The Center for Prevention of Abuse

What: Duck Race Kick Off Press Conference
When:  Wednesday, July 25, 2012 10:30 am
Where:   Par-A-Dice Hotel Casino 7 Blackjack Blvd East Peoria, Illinois 61611
Why: To announce the 24th Annual Duck Race and invite community participation to assist in
supporting The Center’s largest annual fundraiser.

The Center for Prevention of Abuse is the only agency in the State of Illinois to provide combined services to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault/abuse and elder abuse serving 15 new persons each day and more than 5,000 women, children and men affected by violence.  The Center also offers school based prevention curricula in safe touch, anti-bullying, violence prevention, 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.  The Center continues to work to achieve its vision of building a safe, peaceful community.