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WCHS club looks to raise child abuse awareness
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A Warren County High School group is joining the fight against something that should be near and dear to their hearts – stopping child abuse.Family, Career and Community Leaders of America group members Ashley Dyer and Kelsey Pepper are spearheading an effort to raise awareness about child abuse, as well as raise funds for the Children’s Advocacy Center in Warren County. Group members, with support from advisers Suzanne Prater, Connie Bell, Whitney Stock and Ragan Emerine, are selling blue T-shirts for $10 the community is encouraged to wear every Friday in April to show their support in the effort to stop child abuse. Proceeds from the sale will be donated to CAC.CAC is a child-focused, facility-based program in which representatives from many disciplines — law enforcement, child protection, prosecution, mental health, medical and victim advocacy — work together, conducting joint forensic interviews and making team decisions about the investigation, treatment, management and prosecution of child abuse cases.