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Gala Planning Underway

Date: November 20, 2014 Author: jcacvista Categories: Blog

The Jefferson CAC’s 4th Annual Step up for Children Gala is still a few months away, but work has been happening since early summer, to ensure that this year’s Gala is bigger and better than ever. In 2015, the Gala will be held on Saturday, April 18!   With mixed feelings, the Step up for…

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Holiday Safety Tips

Date: November 14, 2014 Author: jcacvista Categories: Blog

Thanksgiving is only two weeks away and with it the holiday season! Although this may be “the most wonderful time of year,” holidays can pose certain risks. Below are some helpful suggestions to ensure that you and yours have a safe and happy holiday season.   The National Safety Council (NSC) offers the following holiday…

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National Adoption Month

Date: November 7, 2014 Author: jcacvista Categories: Blog

November is National Adoption Month. In the United States alone, there are half a million children in foster care, a third of which are legally free for adoption. Each November, on the Saturday before Thanksgiving, National Adoption Day is held, to bring attention to the children still waiting for permanent families. This year, National Adoption…

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Domestic Violence Awareness Year Round

Date: November 3, 2014 Author: jcacvista Categories: Blog

According to the Centers for Disease Control, more than 12 million women and men are victims of rape, physical violence or stalking by an intimate partner in the United States each year and nearly half of all women and men in the United States will experience some degree of psychological aggression by an intimate partner…

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