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Pinwheels Against Child Abuse


April 11, 2018

AVA FARRIS plans pinwheels at Sweet Home Police Department with her children, Wiley Farris, 5, left, and Ryder Farris, 6, while carrying her daughter, Olivia Farris, 1.

Dozens of people gathered Saturday morning to plant pinwheels at Sweet Home Police Department and then "Walk for a Child" as part of Child Abuse Awareness Month.

The Sweet Home Police Department is selling blue and silver pinwheels to be planted at the department, homes and businesses

The pinwheel represents the fun of being a kid, a happy, healthy child, said Community Services Officer Gina Riley. Proceeds from the sale of the pinwheels are used to pay for fuel cards to cover the cost of transporting children to the ABC (All Because of Children) House in Albany.

Riley said it it is impo...

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