To help stop Child Abuse... “Go Blue Day” held at Courthouse
4/13/2017 by -By Crystal Michalske-
GO BLUE DAY Volunteer’s along with Freestone County Child Protective Board members, elected officials, law enforcement officers, Miss Freestone County, Chloe Sifford and many more came together for the releasing of blue balloons in honor of Child Abuse Awareness month at the Freestone County Courthouse front steps on Friday, April 7th.
?GO BLUE DAY? at the Freestone County Courthouse on Friday, April 7th started off with a generous donation of $100 from Denise and Richard Mallory, announced Freestone County Sheriff, Jeremy Shipley.
In April thousands of Texans wear blue, the official color of child abuse prevention, to show their support for the children.? Many community events and activities are scheduled throughout the month to emphasize the critical importance of preventing child abuse and neglect and keeping children safe. Go Blue Day at the Freestone County Courthouse was celebrated with hot dogs, chips, cookies and the release of blue balloons on the Freestone County Courthouse front lawn.
Mrs. Karen Daniels and her group of volunteers set the canopy, banner, balloons, and delicious snacks, food, and drinks up for everyone who was able to make it out to show their support for children every where and help donate for a good cause. Miss Freestone County Chloe Sifford, arrived to show her support and give a helping hand. Miss Sifford?s birthday was also Friday, April 7th, as she turned 17-years-old and what better way to celebrate a birthday than being at such a meaningful event! Law officers Chief Deputy, Devin Mowrey; Jailer, Benny Duke; Sheriff, Jeremy Shipley were also lending a helpful hand at the event.