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Matthews Children’s Foundation

The Matthews Children’s Foundation recently donated $1,000 to the Fannin County Children’s Center for child abuse prevention efforts. Stephen Murden of Wise Funeral Home wrote the required letter of recommendation to go with the Children’s Center’s application and he was … Continue reading

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Kwik Chek and McCraw Oil Helping Kids

McCraw Oil and Kwik Chek have been hosting an annual charity golf tournament for 24 years.   CASA has been the beneficiary of the event for the last 12 years. The most recent tournament raised a grand total of $62,000 for … Continue reading

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Art Contest Winners

A sixth grader from Honey Grove took home the top prize in this year’s art contest sponsored by the Fannin County Children’s Center. Evangeline Barbee earned $100 and a blue ribbon for her drawing of several children holding hands in … 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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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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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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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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3 New CASA Advocates!

Three 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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Brookshire’s Gives

Brookshire’s recently donated $500 to the Fannin County Children’s Center to continue their long history of supporting the children of Fannin County. Store representatives Kenny Moore and Austen Bird recently presented the local nonprofit with a $500 check for sponsoring … Continue reading

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