Awards Recognize the Provision of Outstanding Services to Children & Families
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Chicago, IL (December 3, 2012) — During the Healthy Families America 20th Anniversary Celebration at Prevent Child Abuse America’s recent national conference “Awaken to Change - the National Conference for America’s Children” in Jacksonville, Healthy Families America workers from around the country received Healthy Families America Service Excellence Awards in recognition of their having provided outstanding service to children and families. The recipients are:
- Angelita Rodriguez in recognition for providing outstanding service as a Family Assessment Worker
- Julianne Hoffman in recognition for providing outstanding service as a Family Support Worker
- Angie Newton in recognition for providing outstanding service as a Supervisor
- Denise Kaspar in recognition for providing outstanding service as a Program Manager
- Andrea Palmer in recognition for providing outstanding service as a State Leader
“Without the work being done day in and day out by Healthy Families America workers like Angelita, Julianne, Denise, Angie, and Andrea,” said James M. Hmurovich, President & CEO, Prevent Child Abuse America, “Healthy Families America could not have the far reaching impact it has on child and family well-being in communities neighborhoods across the country. We salute their work and congratulate them for receiving these well-deserved awards."
ABOUT PREVENT CHILD ABUSE AMERICA
Prevent Child Abuse America, founded in 1972 in Chicago, works to ensure the healthy development of children nationwide. The organization promotes that vision through a network of chapters in 50 states and 539 Healthy Families America sites in 41 states, the District of Columbia, all five US territories (Guam, Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands, Northern Commonwealth of the Marianas, and American Samoa) and Canada. A major organizational focus is to advocate for the existence of a national policy framework and strategy for children and families while promoting evidence-based practices that prevent abuse and neglect from ever occurring. To learn more about what we’re doing to prevent child abuse and neglect and how you can help, please visit our websites here and here.