Thursday, February 19, 2015

Connecticut Child Advocate Sarah Eagan to speak at event March 24

ORANGE - The Parent Child Resource Center is hosting its Annual Awards Dinner from 6 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 24 at the Grassy Hill Country Club, 441 Clark Lane in Orange, with proceeds supporting diverse programs and services vital to the health of our community.
The evening will include cocktails, dinner, award presentations, and a guest speaker.
Each year, the organization presents the Mary Lou Cook Award for Outstanding Service to Children and Families, and the Joseph A. Pagliaro, Sr. Award for Distinguished Service to Children and Families.
Award recipients will be announced soon.
The keynote speaker, Sarah Eagan, will be touching on her professional experience with mental health and the recent report “Shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School” by The Office of the Child Advocate, released November 21, 2014.
Eagan was appointed to serve as Connecticut’s Child Advocate on August 1, 2013 by Governor Dannel Malloy. She sets priority reviews for the office, manages operations and publishes information, and recommendations for system reform, regarding the well-being of children.

Each year, the center serves serve more than 1,200 children, many who suffer from serious behavioral and emotional problems, including trauma, abuse and neglect.
The cost is $50 per person, including dinner. Please RSVP by March 13 with your dinner selection and any guest numbers at 203-954-0543 x100 or

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