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Archive for May 2019

The Advocate Newsletter – May 2019

May 2019 Welcome to The Advocate Newsletter! This past April during our One with Courage Gala, our guest speakers shared the experience of their daughter’s abuse, of her amazing resilience, and her ability to continue to dance like no one was watching, I was reminded again of the importance of believing a child when they tell…

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Chariton Valley Provides Gift to Name the Hannibal MDT Observation Room

The Child Center, Inc. office located in Hannibal, Missouri is pleased to announce that Chariton Valley has provided the funding to name their MDT Observation Room. The Child Center, Inc. staff and members of the Multidisplinary Team (MDT), use this room to observe a child’s forensic interview when allegations of sexual or physical abuse have…

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The Child Center, Inc. Honors One with Courage Award Winners

The Child Center, Inc. honored their 2019 One with Courage Award winners at their annual One with Courage Gala held on April 27, 2019 at the St. Charles Convention Center. “We are so grateful to have such compassionate and dedicated champions for our agency,” said Sissy Swift, Executive Director, “Awardees are chosen based on their…

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The Child Center, Inc. Announces their 2019 Champion for Children Award Winners

The Child Center, Inc. honored two winners of its Champion for Children Award at the 14th Annual Midwest Justice for Children Conference. The award recognizes the efforts of individuals who have made exceptional contributions in promoting the health and well-being of children and families. The first Champion for Children Award went to Detective Russ McDermott…

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Annual Golf Tournament to benefit Child Abuse Victims

The Child Center, Inc. will host its annual Golf Classic on Friday, June 7, 2019, at Incline Village Golf Course located in Foristell, Missouri. Check-in will begin at 8:00 am with a shotgun start at 9:00 am. This event allows players and sponsors to engage with other local businesses and individuals to fund services that…

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