April declared Child Abuse Prevention Month

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer

April is now declared Child Abuse Prevention Month in the Town of Ackerman. Mayor Dick Cain signed the proclamation from the Department of Family- Centered Programs: Families First Resource Center. “Therefore we the town of Ackerman hereby proclaims April as Child Abuse Prevention Month in Ackerman and call upon all citizens, community agencies, organizations, medical facilities, and businesses to increase their participation in our efforts to prevent child abuse, thereby strengthening the communities in which we live,” states the proclamation.