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Child Abuse Prevention Classes

The Fannin County Children’s Center is offering free child abuse prevention classes for adults. The classes are ideal for parents, teachers, day care workers, coaches, Sunday School teachers, youth leaders and others who work with children and youth. One class … Continue reading

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Joey Koo – Volunteer of the Quarter

Joey Koo has been named the Volunteer of the Quarter for the Fannin County Children’s Center. Koo started volunteering at the center a little under a year ago. He is an eighteen-year-old home school student and will be attending Southwestern … Continue reading

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Miller Foundation Gives to Kids

For the last several weeks, the trustees with the M.W. and Fair Miller Foundation have been personally delivering generous grants to many local schools and non-profit organizations in Fannin County. One generous gift was for $22,000 to the Fannin County … 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. The contest … Continue reading

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Volunteer Info Session

At last check, 3 children from Fannin County who are in foster care do not have a CASA volunteer advocate. The Fannin County Children’s Center is seeking volunteers for a variety of roles, including CASA advocates for children in foster … Continue reading

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Christmas Drive 2019

In all, 291 children served by the Fannin County Children’s Center will have gifts of clothes, shoes, coats, toys and other items to open on Christmas morning, thanks to many generous donors. That was 30 more kids than last year … Continue reading

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Volunteers Needed

More volunteers are needed at the Fannin County Children’s Center. The non-profit with a mission of promoting safety and improving the lives of abused and neglected children has several different roles that volunteers can fill. The Children’s Advocacy Center (CAC) … Continue reading

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Roxanne Wilson – CASA Advocate of the Quarter

Roxanne Wilson has been named CASA Volunteer of the Quarter by the Fannin County Children’s Center. She has been a CASA advocate for grand total of 9 years, including 2 years in Montgomery County and 7 years in Fannin County. … Continue reading

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Christmas Drive

The annual Christmas drive at the Fannin County Children’s Center is already in full swing. Staff and volunteers have been gathering lists of wishes and needs of the children, youth and families served by both CASA and the Children’s Advocacy … Continue reading

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Justice Is Served

By several measures, the 15th Annual “Justice Is Served” fundraiser was the best one ever. Very early estimates are that the event raised at least $67,000 for the Fannin County Children’s Center. This amount tops the previous best of $66,000 … Continue reading

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