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Pinwheels show support in fight against child abuse

April 19, 2018
The Town Crier

In recognition of April being National Child Abuse Prevention month, members of the GFWC Ohio Austintown Jr. Women's League assembled pinwheels that were placed at the Austintown Township Park. General Federation of Women's Clubs across the nation will be creating pinwheel gardens to show support for this campaign. also during the April meeting members collected non perishable food items to donate to the Second Harvest Food Bank. A presentation by YSU Honors students Ryanne Lambert, Hannah Crites, and Jillian Penman informed the club on the Pen Pal Program students form YSU participate in with elementary students from Mahoning and Trumbull counties. This unique programs helps the young students improve their writing skills, vocabulary, and spelling. Much more information and photos from this recent meeting can be found on Facebook at AJWL2014.

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Placing hundreds of pinwheels at Austintown Township Park last week are Austintown Junior Womens League members Janice Simmerman, LynnLarson, Marie Dockry, Ryanne Lambert, Mary Ann Herschel, and Jennifer Bodnar.



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