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Beckley, WV –  Just For Kids is celebrating its eleventh year of service to the community.  Scott Miller, Executive Director says " We invite everyone in the community to join us in recognizing four "champions of children" on Tuesday, January 28th, 2014 starting at 5:30 pm at the Black Knight Country Club in Beckley."  The event will include heavy hors d'oeuvres, live entertainment, a cash bar, and a silent auction  Tickets for the event are available by calling the Just For Kids office at 304-255-4834 or going online to www.jfkwv.com .

Champions of Children are individuals who have gone above and beyond to help children and families in the community.  This year Just For Kids is recognizing four individuals from Wyoming, Raleigh and Fayette Counties:  Dan Bickey, local businessman and philanthropist, Michael Cochran, Wyoming County Prosecuting Attorney, Jeff Mauzy, Fayette County Assistant Prosecuting Attorney, and Andy Dimlich, Raleigh County Assistant Prosecuting Attorney.  These four men have made a difference for hundreds of children in each of the counties they work in.  Just For Kids is honored to recognize their dedication to reducing trauma for the children that experience abuse in our community.

Founded in 2002, Just For Kids works with hundreds of children in Raleigh, Fayette and Wyoming Counties each year who are traumatized by sexual abuse.  A nationally-certified Child Advocacy Center, Just For Kids creates a coordinated, professional team response for helping children alleging criminal child abuse.  The office is located in uptown Beckley and provides advocacy, counseling and a child friendly environment for interviews and therapeutic sessions to assist children and families deal with the trauma of abuse.  Just For Kids also provides the Stewards of Children program, a nationally recognized abuse prevention program for adults in the community.  Just For Kids also maintains offices in Oak Hill and Pineville.

Please come and join Just For Kids in recognizing these Champions of Children from your community.  For more information, please contact Just For Kids Child Advocacy Center at 304-255-4834 or visit the website at www.jfkwv.com.

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