April is Child Abuse Awareness Month

To celebrate Child Abuse Awareness Month there will be a flag raising ceremony on April 6, 2018 with a weather date of 4/13/18.

10:30 am in Athol and at NOON in Greenfield on The Common. There will be a Proclamation read by Mayor Bill Martin and singing by the students of Federal Street School.

The Children’s Advocacy Center of Franklin County and North Quabbin is a non profit organization that helps children who have been abused. The house offers children a comfortable, safe environment where medical, law enforcement, mental health and other professionals can meet with the children and their families. The center opened in February 2016 and has already helped 88 children.