Child Abuse Prevention Month: Pinwheels planted at courthouse - FOX29 Lake Charles

Child Abuse Prevention Month: Pinwheels planted at courthouse

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(Source: Antoine Aaron / KPLC) (Source: Antoine Aaron / KPLC)

A community pinwheel garden has been planted at the Calcasieu Courthouse in recognition of Child Abuse Prevention Month.

More than 15,000 pinwheels are being planted statewide this month. Businesses, schools, organizations and individuals are joining with Prevent Child Abuse Louisiana's Community Pinwheel Gardens in nine cities.

"Since 1986 Prevent Child Abuse Louisiana has been dedicated to preventing the abuse and neglect of children throughout Louisiana," according to a news release from the organization. "From help with potty training to keeping kids safe from sexual abuse, PCA Louisiana supports parents and children with evidence-based programs and community-based education."

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