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Children’s Advocacy Center to hold playground dedication ceremony April 30

The Children’s Advocacy Center of Independence County will honor Howard and Mary House at an upcoming playground dedication ceremony on April 30, 2021. The center is located at 510 E. Boswell in Batesville.

“The Houses have had such a positive impact on our community, and on our center, specifically, that we believe they greatly deserve this honor,” said Steffanie Evans, executive director at the Children’s Advocacy Center (CAC).

Dianne Lamberth, Howard and Mary’s daughter, is one of the founding members of the Children’s Advocacy Center and also created the Howard House Foundation, which is a major contributor and funding source for the center.

The Children’s Advocacy Center of Independence County is a 501(c)3 nonprofit that serves the children of Independence, Stone, Sharp, Fulton, and Izard Counties. The CAC works in conjunction with local agencies to decrease trauma and re-victimization in child abuse and maltreatment victims and to increase prosecutorial success.

The board of directors of the CAC includes Dr. Patrick Mulick, board president; Dr. Katy Yarnell, board vice president; Jason Taylor, board treasurer; Amanda Reaves, board secretary; board member Beatrice Moore; board member Kyle Christopher; and board member Dr. Christopher Steel. Emeritus board members include the founding members, Dianne Lamberth, Janis Walmsley, and Arlene Martin.

Following the ceremony, a simple grilled lunch will be served to the community. For more information about the event, please call or email Steffanie Evans at (870) 569-8099 or steffanie@cacindependence.org. And for more information about the Children’s Advocacy Center of Independence County, visit their website at cacindependence.org, or their Facebook page by clicking here.

Featured image of the CAC via their website.

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