WATERVILLE — KVCAP’s Family Enrichment Council has planned several April events for National Child Abuse Prevention Awareness Month, according to a press release.

To kick off the events, a community partner recognition breakfast is set for 8:30-10 a.m. Tuesday, March 26, at the George J. Mitchell School. This is an opportunity to present law enforcement and community prevention partners in a positive light to the children, while recognizing them for the work that they do. Invited guests, school staff and students will participate in storytelling, music, and art activities with a focus on peace.

Lights for Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Awareness Month will take place in Skowhegan, Waterville, Augusta and Hallowell. Blue lights will be displayed in windows of downtown businesses along the main streets in these towns showing support for KVCAP’s Family Enrichment Council and its goal to prevent child abuse and neglect. The lights will be displayed through April. If you are interested in purchasing and displaying lights in your window please call Deb Rich at 859-1580.

A ‘Blue Light’ Vigil will be held at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 3, at the kiosk in Castonguay Square in Waterville; rain or shine. All are welcome to participate to show support for the child abuse and neglect prevention. If you would like to speak at the vigil, call Deb Rich at 859-1580.

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