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Volunteers Needed!

The Fannin County Children’s Center is looking for a few good men and women who are willing to volunteer to help children from hard places. There will be an informational session on Tuesday, May 14 from 5:30 – 6:30 pm … Continue reading

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5 New CASA Advocates!

Five local people recently completed training and were sworn-in to become volunteer CASA advocates for children in foster care. The Honorable Judge Lauri Blake of the 336th District Court administered the oath to the new volunteers. New child advocates include … Continue reading

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Child Abuse Awareness Month

April is Child Abuse Awareness and Prevention Month. The Fannin County Children’s Center has several activities planned for this month. April 5 is Go Blue Day in Texas. It is a day to wear blue in honor and memory of … Continue reading

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Blue Shirts on Sale!

Go Blue Day in Texas is Friday, April 5, 2019. This is a day that people across the state of Texas will be wearing blue in honor and memory of child abuse victims. The Fannin County Children’s Center has designed … Continue reading

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Art Contest Winners!

Fourteen year old Jocelyn Garoutte of Leonard took home the top prize in the Open Your Heart Art Contest sponsored by the Fannin County Children’s Center. She won $100 for her artwork that will now be featured on the front … Continue reading

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Kids Art Contest

The Fannin County Children’s Center is seeking children’s artwork for their annual contest. Children and youth ages 18 and under are invited to enter their work of art for a chance to win prizes and help other children. “Our contest … Continue reading

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Kwik Chek and McCraw Oil

Kwik Chek and McCraw Oil recently presented a check for $14,000 to their local CASA program, the Fannin County Children’s Center.  In all, leaders of Kwik Chek and McCraw Oil will be presenting checks totaling $56,000 to local CASA programs … Continue reading

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Exxon Mobil

                    McCraw Oil President Bill Wilson (center) presents a check for $2,000 from ExxonMobil for the Children’s Center to Board President Brenda Magness (right) and Executive Director Sandy Barber (left).   “We … Continue reading

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Texoma Health Foundation

Texoma Health Foundation recently awarded a grant of $25,000 to the Fannin County Children’s Center to address the medical and mental health needs of abused and neglected children in Fannin County and support child abuse prevention efforts as well. “We … Continue reading

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Volunteer Information Session

The Fannin County Children’s Center is looking for a few good men and women who are willing to volunteer to help children from hard places. There will be an informational session on Thursday, January 17. Anyone interested in volunteering is … Continue reading

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