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Pinwheels for Prevention Events

Pinwheels for Prevention Truck

Truck Tour Events

Date of Event: Friday, March 31, 2017     9:00:00 AM to 12:00:00 PM

Description of Event: Children's Day 2017

Location: 294 NW Stadium Terrace
Lake City

Website:

Sponsored by: Early Learning Coalition of Florida's Gateway

Contact Person: Van Brown
850-933-3271


Date of Event: Saturday, April 01, 2017     5:00:00 PM to 8:00:00 PM

Description of Event: Seventh Annual Dine Out for Child Abuse Prevention Please join the Child Abuse Prevention Task Force and member agencies for an evening featuring a dine-in event, proclamation reading, children’s activities, boat regatta, and presentation of the Pinwheels for Prevention Truck.

Location: Squid Lips Overwater Grill 1477 Pineapple Avenue
Melbourne

Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/274435019645972/

Sponsored by: Child Abuse Task Force of Brevard County

Contact Person: Jessica Miles
321-632-2737


Date of Event: Sunday, April 02, 2017     4:00:00 PM to 7:30:00 PM

Description of Event: "Light of Hope Ceremony" Community Resource Fair

Location: Cranes Roost Park Altamonte Springs, Fl 32701
Altamonte Springs

Website: Seminole County Children's Cabinet

Sponsored by: Friends of Abused Children and Seminole County Child Abuse Task Force

Contact Person: Yvonne Stimac
407-921-1987


Date of Event: Tuesday, April 04, 2017     10:00:00 AM to 11:00:00 AM

Description of Event: Kick Off Event at the Florida Governor's Mansion; First Lady Ann Scott hosting.

Location: 700 N. Adams Street
Tallahassee

Website: www.preventchildabusefl.org

Sponsored by: Ounce of Prevention Fund; Prevent Child Abuse Florida.

Contact Person: Jennifer Hartshorne
8509214494


Date of Event: Saturday, April 08, 2017     5:00:00 PM to 10:00:00 PM

Description of Event: Pinwheels in the Park This is our annual signature event in partnership with the Lakeland Flying Tigers. Family Fun Activities begin at 5:00 pm, and the game starts at 6:00 pm. This year, we have a surprise that we can't wait to share!

Location: Publix Field at Joker Marchant Stadium 2301 Lakeland Hills Blvd. Lakeland, FL 33805
Lakeland

Website: heartlandforchildren.org/pinwheels

Sponsored by: Heartland for Children and the Lakeland Flying Tigers

Contact Person: Chase Webber
8635198900 ext. 294


Date of Event: Tuesday, April 11, 2017     10:00:00 AM to 11:00:00 AM

Description of Event: Jacksonville Naval Air Station's Fleet and Family Support Center is sponsoring it's Inaugural Parade for Prevention

Location: Jacksonville Naval Air Station
Jacksonville

Website: www.preventchildabusefl.org

Sponsored by: Fleet and Family Support Center

Contact Person: Jennifer Douglas
904-542-5238


Date of Event: Tuesday, April 11, 2017     3:00:00 PM to 6:00:00 PM

Description of Event: Prevention day block party.

Location: Community Partnership for Children 1910 Reid St. Palatka, FL 32177
Palatka

Website:

Sponsored by: Community Partnership for Children

Contact Person: Marianna Cotter
386-326-4244 x 3001


Date of Event: Wednesday, April 12, 2017     9:00:00 AM to 12:00:00 PM

Description of Event: St. Augustine Pinwheel Tour Stop

Location: St. Johns County Ocean Pier; 350 A1a Beach Blvd, St Augustine, FL 32080
St. Augustine

Website: preventchildabusefl.org

Sponsored by: DCF NE Region and Partners

Contact Person: Chris Lolley
850-933-3271


Date of Event: Wednesday, April 12, 2017     4:00:00 PM to 7:00:00 PM

Description of Event: Holly Hill Pinwheel Tour Stop

Location: 1065 Ridgewood Ave
Holly Hill

Website: preventchildabusefl.org

Sponsored by: DCF NE and Partners

Contact Person: Chris Lolley
850-933-3271


Date of Event: Thursday, April 13, 2017     9:00:00 AM to 12:00:00 PM

Description of Event: Jax Exchange Club/Center Event

Location: Jacksonville
Jacksonville

Website: preventchildabusefl.org

Sponsored by: DCF NE Region and Partners

Contact Person: Chris Lolley
850-933-3271


Date of Event: Thursday, April 13, 2017     4:00:00 PM to 6:30:00 PM

Description of Event: A county-wide event focused on “Building Community and Building Hope” for children who are victims of child abuse.

Location: 327 N. Orange Avenue
Green Cove Springs

Sponsored by: Clay County Sheriff's Office

Contact Person: Sandra Hartley
904-213-6044


Date of Event: Friday, April 21, 2017     5:00:00 PM to 9:00:00 PM

Description of Event: Dialogue and Dance Party

Location: 109 Executive Circle
Daytona Beach

Website: www.healthystartfv.org

Sponsored by: Healthy Start Volusia/Flagler

Contact Person: Dixie Morgese
386-252-4277


Date of Event: Saturday, April 22, 2017     11:00:00 AM to 4:00:00 PM

Description of Event: Ocala Family Day

Location: SE Osceola Avenue
Ocala

Website: www.elc-marion.org

Sponsored by: Early Learning Coalition of Marion County

Contact Person: Chrissy Vickers
352-369-2315


Date of Event: Friday, April 28, 2017     9:00:00 AM to 3:00:00 PM

Description of Event: Broward County Schools Prevention Week

Location: Broward County School
Ft. Lauderdale

Website:

Sponsored by: Broward County Schools

Contact Person: Chris Lolley
850-933-3271


Featured Events

Date of Event: Thursday, March 16, 2017     6:00:00 PM to 7:00:00 PM

Description of Event: Hardee County Board of County Commissioners April Child Abuse Prevention Month Proclamation

Location: Hardee County Commission Chambers 412 W. Orange St. Room 103 Wauchula, FL 33873
Wauchula

Website: heartlandforchildren.org/pinwheels

Sponsored by: Hardee County Child Abuse Prevention and Permanency Task Force

Contact Person: Chase Webber
8635198900 ext. 294


Date of Event: Tuesday, March 21, 2017     8:30:00 AM to 9:00:00 AM

Description of Event: County Commissioner will be reading the Child Abuse Prevention Proclamation at the Board of the County Commissioners meeting. Wear Blue to the Event.

Location: 2725 Judge Fran Jamieson Way
Viera

Website:

Sponsored by: Child Abuse Prevention Task Force and the Brevard County Commissioner.

Contact Person: Jessica Miles
321-632-2737 x1002


Date of Event: Tuesday, March 21, 2017     6:00:00 PM to 7:00:00 PM

Description of Event: City of Lake Wales April Child Abuse Prevention Proclamation

Location: 201 W. Central Ave. Lake Wales, FL 33853
Lake Wales

Website: heartlandforchildren.org/pinwheels

Sponsored by: Polk County Child Abuse Prevention and Permanency Task Force

Contact Person: Chase Webber
8635198900 ext. 294


Date of Event: Thursday, March 23, 2017     5:00:00 PM to 6:00:00 PM

Description of Event: Hardee County School Board April Child Abuse Prevention Month Proclamation

Location: Hardee County School Board Meeting Room 230 South Florida Avenue, Wauchula, FL 33873
Wauchula

Website: heartlandforchildren.org/pinwheels

Sponsored by: Hardee County Child Abuse Prevention and Permanency Task Force

Contact Person: Chase Webber
8635198900 ext. 294


Date of Event: Monday, March 27, 2017     6:30:00 PM to 7:30:00 PM

Description of Event: City of Winter Haven April Child Abuse Prevention Month Proclamation

Location: City Hall 451 Third St. NW Winter Haven, FL 33881
Winter Haven

Website: heartlandforchildren.org/pinwheels

Sponsored by: Polk County Child ABuse Prevention and Permanency Task Force

Contact Person: Chase Webber
8635198900 ext. 294


Date of Event: Tuesday, March 28, 2017     8:30:00 AM to 5:00:00 PM

Description of Event: Join legislators, policy makers, business leaders and child advocates from across the state to celebrate Children’s Week at the State Capitol. Every child born in this state deserves to be raised in a family environment where there is love and on-going support. Unfortunately, there are too many children beginning and going through life experiencing situations that can prevent their potential to becoming productive and self-sufficient adults. This year’s theme, “The Health and Well-being of All Children” recognizes every person in this state can play a role in ensuring children are safe, healthy and ready to learn to achieve.

Location: Florida State Capitol
Tallahassee

Website: http://www.childrensweek.org/

Sponsored by: See website for list

Contact Person: Taylor Vanbuskirk
850-222-3868


Date of Event: Tuesday, March 28, 2017     1:30:00 PM to 2:30:00 PM

Description of Event: Polk County School Board April Child Abuse Prevention Proclamation

Location: Polk County School Board 1915 S. Floral Ave. Bartow, FL 33830
Bartow

Website: heartlandforchildren.org/pinwheels

Sponsored by: Polk County Child Abuse Prevention and Permanency Task Force

Contact Person: Chase Webber
8635198900 ext. 294


Date of Event: Tuesday, March 28, 2017     6:00:00 PM to 8:00:00 PM

Description of Event: Drug Free Hardee Call to Action Meeting and Pinwheel Garden Planting

Location: Hardee County Health Department
Wauchula

Website: heartlandforchildren.org/pinwheels

Sponsored by: Drug Free Hardee and Hardee County Child Abuse Prevention and Permanency Task Force

Contact Person: Chase Webber
8635198900 ext. 294


Date of Event: Friday, March 31, 2017     10:30:00 AM to 11:30:00 AM

Description of Event: We are kicking off Child Abuse Prevention Month at Orlando City Hall. Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer will open the event with the reading of a proclamation about this important month, and prominent men in the community will be joining us for our child abuse awareness campaign, the MANicure Movement, where they will paint their pointer nail blue in solidarity.

Location: Orlando City Hall 400 S Orange Ave Orlando, FL 32801
Orlando

Website: www.protectandinspire.org

Sponsored by: Community Based Care of Central Florida

Contact Person: Sharon Nelson
407-690-7490


Date of Event: Monday, April 03, 2017     9:00:00 AM to 10:00:00 AM

Description of Event: City of Lakeland April Child Abuse Prevention Month Proclamation

Location: City Hall 228 S. Massachusetts Ave. Lakeland, FL 33801
Lakeland

Website: heartlandforchildren.org/pinwheels

Sponsored by: Polk County Child Abuse Prevention and Permanency Task Force

Contact Person: Chase Webber
8635198900 ext. 294


Date of Event: Monday, April 03, 2017     10:00:00 AM to 11:00:00 AM

Description of Event: Department of Education Prevention Month

Location: 325 W. Gaines Street
Tallahassee

Sponsored by: FL Dept. of Education

Contact Person: Aubrey Post
850-245-9359


Date of Event: Tuesday, April 04, 2017     9:00:00 AM to 10:00:00 AM

Description of Event: Polk County Board of County Commissioners April Child Abuse Prevention Proclamation

Location: Polk County Commission Chambers 330 W. Church St. Bartow, FL 33830
Bartow

Website: heartlandforchildren.org/pinwheels

Sponsored by: Polk County Child Abuse Prevention and Permanency Task Force

Contact Person: Chase Webber
8635198900 ext. 294


Date of Event: Tuesday, April 04, 2017     5:30:00 PM to 6:30:00 PM

Description of Event: Highlands County School Board April Child Abuse Prevention Proclamation

Location: Highlands County School Board 426 School Street Sebring, FL 33870
Sebring

Website: heartlandforchildren.org/pinwheels

Sponsored by: Highlands County Child Abuse Prevention and Permanency Task Force

Contact Person: Chase Webber
8635198900 ext. 294


Date of Event: Tuesday, April 04, 2017     9:00:00 PM to 11:00:00 AM

Description of Event: Child Abuse Prevention Taskforce partnered with the Brevard County Sheriff's Office will have a pinwheel planting in honor of Brevard children for Child Abuse Prevention month. Please come out and join us!

Location: Brevard County Sheriff's Office 340 Gus Hipp Boulevard
Rockledge

Website: captfbrevard.org

Sponsored by: Child Abuse Prevention Task Force

Contact Person: Jessica Miles
321-632-2737 x1002


Date of Event: Thursday, April 06, 2017     6:00:00 PM to 7:00:00 PM

Description of Event: City of North Port Proclamation

Location: City of North Port Commission Chambers 4970 City Hall Blvd North Port, FL 34286
North Port

Website: www,cpcsarasota.org

Sponsored by: Child Protection Center

Contact Person: Michelle McSwain
941-365-1277


Date of Event: Friday, April 07, 2017     12:00:00 PM to 12:30:00 PM

Description of Event: Courthouse Child Abuse Prevention Task Force Proclamation Reading and Pinwheel Planting at the Brevard County Courthouse.

Location: Brevard County Courthouse 2825 Judge Fran Jamieson Way
Viera

Website:

Sponsored by: Child Abuse Prevention Task Force of Brevard

Contact Person: Jessica Miles
321-632-2737 x1002


Date of Event: Tuesday, April 18, 2017     8:30:00 AM to 9:00:00 AM

Description of Event: Children's Advocacy Center Ground Breaking Event

Location: 201 Bougainvillea Drive
Rockledge

Website: captfbrevard.org

Sponsored by: Child Abuse Prevention Task Force

Contact Person: Jessica Miles
32163227371002


Date of Event: Saturday, April 22, 2017     7:00:00 PM to 11:00:00 PM

Description of Event: Join us for the 11th Annual Spring Swirl on Saturday, April 22 at I-Drive 360. Attendees will enjoy a wonderful evening filled with decadent food, premium wines and beverages, an exciting silent auction and live entertainment under the Orlando Eye. The event’s signature color is blue in honor of National Child Abuse Prevention Month celebrated each year in April. The event benefits The Howard Phillips Center for Children & Families, part of Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children. The Howard Phillips Center provides dignity and healing for children and families who face overwhelming challenges like child abuse, developmental delays, and lack of access to medical care. Your support helps to raise awareness and much-needed funding for the programs at The Howard Phillips Center and the children and families of Central Florida we serve.

Location: The Coca-Cola Orlando Eye
Orlando

Website: www.springswirl.com

Sponsored by: Land Rover Orlando

Contact Person: Amy Drury
(321) 841-8285


Date of Event: Tuesday, April 25, 2017     8:00:00 AM to 9:30:00 AM

Description of Event: Children's Advocacy Center, Osceola is holding a Children Matter fundraising breakfast to raise funds to help promote awareness of child abuse and neglect, and support the life-changing work we are doing to heal children who have been victims of violent crimes in the Osceola community.

Location: Mystic Dunes Golf & Country Club 7850 Shadow Tree Lane Celebration, FL 34747
Celebration

Website: www.osceolakids.com

Sponsored by: Children's Advocacy Center, Osceola

Contact Person: Joy Chuba
407-742-1548


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