VIDEO: Pinwheel Planting Ceremony in Dunkirk, NY

Submitted by Justin Gould on Wed, 04/17/2024 - 10:30

April marks Family Strength and Support Month, a time dedicated to acknowledging the vital role families play in nurturing and safeguarding children. This month-long observance, also designated as Child Abuse Prevention Month, underscores the paramount importance of shielding children from harm and bolstering familial support systems. Communities worldwide come together during April to elevate awareness, deploy preventive measures, and champion the well-being of every child.

In a proactive effort to amplify awareness, Chautauqua County spearheads the annual Pinwheel for Prevention initiative, adorning the landscape with vibrant pinwheel gardens. These events symbolize the essence of childhood—hope, health, and happiness—while serving as powerful icons of child abuse prevention.


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