Media Advisory - Event - October 12th is Child Abuse Prevention Day in Ottawa



    OTTAWA, Oct. 11 /CNW Telbec/ - October is designated as Child Abuse
Prevention Month in Ontario. Mayor Larry O'Brien has declared October 12th as
Child Abuse Prevention Day in Ottawa.
    Once again the Children's Aid Society hopes to distribute over 30,000
purple buttons and wristbands around Ottawa to make the community more aware
that child abuse and neglect are still issues in our community.

    Media Event (photo-op)

    CAS employees, board members and local community members will be at
various Transitway stops handing out Purple buttons and wristbands.

    
    When:                 Friday, October 12, 7:00 - 8:00 a.m.

    Where:                Place D'Orleans, Blair Station, Rideau Centre at
                          MacKenzie King Bridge, Tunney's Pasture and
                          Billings Bridge.

    Media Availability:   Barbara MacKinnon, CAS Executive Director at
                          Billings Bridge;
                          Pierre Lachapelle, Foster Parent - Rideau
                          at MacKenzie Station;
                          France Clost, CAS Communications, Tunney's Pasture
    




For further information:

For further information: France Clost, Communications, Children's Aid
Society of Ottawa, (613) 747-7800 ext 2033, Cell: (613) 323-7151,
fclost@casott.on.ca

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