Parish president proclaims April as ‘Child Abuse Prevention Month in Ascension Parish’

Staff Writer
Donaldsonville Chief

Ascension Parish President Tommy Martinez proclaimed the month of April, 2013 as “Child Abuse Prevention Month in Ascension Parish.” President Martinez read the proclamation aloud during the April 4 parish council meeting in Donaldsonville. Stephanie Breeden, lead advocate supervisor with Child Advocacy Services (CAS) accepted the proclamation and announced CAS would be holding their annual Blue Run – One Mile Family Walk and 5K Race on Saturday, April 13, 2013, from 7 a.m. till 10:30 a.m. Pre- and post-race festivities will take place on the grounds of Gonzales City Hall, 120 S. Irma Blvd. President Martinez (left) is shown presenting the proclamation to (left to right) Stephanie Breeden, lead CASA Advocate Supervisor; Rachel Hester, CASA Advocate Supervisor and Beth Bourgeois, CASA Advocate Supervisor. For more information, contact Child Advocacy Services Gonzales Office at (225) 647-2005.