Chief’s Gala supports Child Advocacy Centre

“I’m honoured to host the Chief’s Gala to support and bring awareness to the important work that they do, and the significant role they have in helping children heal.” – Barrie chief of police, Kimberley Greenwood

Barrie’s chief of police, Kimberley Greenwood, is throwing her role’s support behind the Child Advocacy Centre of Simcoe/Muskoka.
The Barrie Police Service announces the Inaugural Chief’s Gala in support of the local advocacy centre, saying it’s an opportunity to join members of the community, the Barrie Police Service and the Child Advocacy Centre in an evening of delicious food and great entertainment, while supporting an important community organization. 
“The Child Advocacy Centre is an amazing organization, providing essential support to children when they have experienced traumatic events,” said Greenwood. “I’m honoured to host the Chief’s Gala to support and bring awareness to the important work that they do, and the significant role they have in helping children heal.”
The centre multi-disciplinary, child-friendly approach is structured to improve the community’s response to child abuse and neglect, minimizing trauma to children, youth and their families. It aims to promote and deliver excellence in child abuse response, investigation and prevention through service, education and leadership.
Tracey Carter, the centre’s executive director, says that through the leadership of Greenwood and the Barrie Police Service, “children and youth in our community who have experienced abuse are now supported by an internationally recognized, best practice model of care.
“It is a pleasure to collaborate with the Barrie Police Service; our deepest gratitude to Chief Greenwood for her unfaltering support and commitment to children, youth and families.”
The event is set for Thursday, May 16 at the Liberty North Banquet Hall. Tickers are $150,m available at www.ChiefsGalaBarrie.Ca.

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