The Community Coalition for Craven County Children has scheduled a kickoff event for Prevent Child Abuse Month at 9 a.m. Friday at Walter B. Jones Park in Havelock.
Brian Cardoza, an adult survivor of child abuse, is scheduled to be the keynote speaker. Mayor Will Lewis is scheduled to read a proclamation and featured speakers include Cardoza and Dawn Gibson, community response program coordinator for UCP Easter Seals. Children from the Child Care Network will sing and plant a pinwheel garden.
For more information, call 636-4900, ext. 3081, email firstname.lastname@example.org or go online to www.coalition4children.com.