From: Erin Jones
LOUISVILLE, KY – Kosair Chairites, Family and Children’s Place and several other children’s agencies will come together April 9 to kick off Child Abuse Prevention Month. The kickoff event will take place at Louisville’s Slugger Field and is the first event in a ten-year campaign aimed at ultimately ending abuse in the Commonwealth. The start time for the event is 10:30 a.m.
Scheduled guests who will attend the kickoff event are leaders from local area children’s agencies. They include Dan Fox, CEO of Family and Children’s Place, Jerry Ward, Chairman of the Board of Kosair Charities, and Dr. Melissa Currie, Chief of University of Louisville’s Pediatric Forensic Medicine Department. Kentucky state senator Julie Denton is also expected to attend.