Twenty years ago, the board of directors of the Fannin County Children’s Center hired Sandy Barber as the Executive Director. On Monday, March 29, the board and staff will be hosting a come and go reception to honor Barber and her two decades of service to the organization.
When Barber started she was one of 4 staff and now there are 12. Under her leadership, the agency has added programs and expanded services to better serve children who have been abused and neglected. The center also purchased and renovated their current facility. Barber has served on the state board for Texas CASA and Children’s Advocacy Centers of Texas. She also has won many awards, including the Texoma Regional Citizen of the Year in 2015, the Athena Leadership Award in 2019 and the Angels in Adoption Award in 2019.
The reception will be come and go from 4:00 to 6:00 pm at the Children’s Center at 112 W. 5th in Bonham. All are welcome. COVID precautions will be in place, including wearing masks. For more info, visit www.fanninccc.org or call (903) -583-4339.
Read Sandy’s blog for the occasion: From the Executive Director’s Desk