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Pinwheels for National Child Abuse Prevention Month

The Children’s Advocacy & Protection Center of Catawba County will be holding an event in observation of National Child Abuse Prevention Month on April 5th, 2023, beginning at noon. This year’s event will be held at Zahra Baker All Children Playground at Kiwanis Park, 805 6th St SE in Hickory. A rain date is set for April 19th. All members of the public are invited to attend. Pinwheels were sold for $2 each and over 2,000 pinwheels were sold. These pinwheels will be placed in a community pinwheel garden, immediately before the Pinwheels for Prevention Ceremony.

The CAPC is a nonprofit organization that works to prevent and respond to child sexual abuse and serious physical abuse, in coordination with Catawba County Social Services, law enforcement, and the district attorney’s office. More information about the CAPC is available on their website at, or by calling 828-465-9296.