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SHPD's annual pinwheel sale to fight child abuse


March 24, 2021

SEAN MORGAN holds materials that will be used for the SHPD's Pinwheels For Prevention event.

April is National Child Abuse Awareness Month, and the Sweet Home Police Department will hold its annual Pinwheels For Prevention at 10 a.m. on April 10 in front of the Police Department to raise awareness about child abuse.

Jenny Gilmore-Robinson, director of the ABC House, a child abuse intervention center in Albany serving Benton and Linn counties, will speak, and then blue and silver pinwheels will be planted in the flowerbed outside of the police department.

Participants will march against child abuse, on Main Street down to 15th Avenue, then turn around and march on the south side of...

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