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News briefs, November 6

Local Child Abuse Prevention Agency receives funding

Prevent Child Abuse Kentucky (PCAK), the state’s leading child abuse prevention organization has announced a grant award in the amount of $13,390.00 to Families First Family Resource Center to support the delivery of parent education programs in Boyle and surrounding counties. Families First is one of only 12 organizations throughout the state to receive this funding.

As one of PCAK’s long standing partners in prevention, Families First has provided parent education services to the families and children in the area. Jill Seyfred, Executive Director of PCAK, said, “Families First provides cutting-edge services to parents in the region and we know they are making a difference in the lives of families and children.” The parent education program is designed to give families the skills needed to raise children in these changing times and improve the life outcomes for Kentucky’s children. If parents or community members have questions about parent education services offered by Families First Family Resource Center, please call (859) 936-8564.

Clarification

The Danville-Boyle County Chamber of Commerce drafted the questions used in Thursday night’s candidate forum for Danville City Commission candidates. The forum was sponsored by The Advocate-Messenger and Hometown Radio, as well as the Young Republicans and Young Democrats at Centre College. Hershel McKinley served as moderator and read the questions prepared by the chamber to the candidates.