Rib­bon Cut­ting cer­e­mony held to of­fi­cially open new Fam­ily Re­source Cen­ter fa­cil­ity

Calhoun Times - - FRONT PAGE - By Brandi Owczarz

A Rib­bon Cut­ting cer­e­mony and open house was held Tues­day af­ter­noon at the Fam­ily Re­source Cen­ter of Gor­don County’s new fa­cil­ity, lo­cated at 320 North River Street, be­side the Gor­don County Health De­part­ment. The event was spon­sored by United Way of Gor­don County’s Young Lead­ers So­ci­ety.

Those in at­ten­dance en­joyed tours of the new fa­cil­ity, along with re­fresh­ments.

The Fam­ily Re­source Cen­ter of Gor­don County works to strengthen fam­i­lies for the bet­ter­ment and well­be­ing of chil­dren. The Fam­ily Re­source Cen­ter is an af­fil­i­ate agency of Pre­vent Child Abuse Geor­gia, char­tered in 1986 and is a United Way Agency.

The Fam­ily Re­source Cen­ter of Gor­don County of­fers sev­eral pro­grams, in­clud­ing: The First Steps Pro­gram at Gor­don Hos­pi­tal; Par­ents as Teach­ers Pro­gram; Step Up! pro­gram for fa­thers; Ac­tive Par­ents course; 1,2,3,4 Par­ents Course; Fam­ily Ties monthly group; Child Ad­vo­cacy Cen­ter; Cir­cle of Hope; and Stew­ards of Chil­dren.

For more in­for­ma­tion on Fam­ily Re­source Cen­ter of Gor­don County, visit their Face­book page Preven­tChildAbuseGor­donCounty or visit their web­site fam­i­lyre­source­cen­ter­gor­don. org

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BRANDI OWCZARZ/ Staff

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