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8th Annual World Elder Abuse Awareness Day
A conference for Everyone
The Faces of Elder Abuse
What do they look like?
Friday, June 10, 2016 9:00 a.m. to 1:00pm
Check in begins at 8:15 a.m.
Free and Open to the Public
Location: Poughkeepsie Elks Lodge #275-29 Overocker Road, Poughkeepsie NY 12603
2016 World Elder Abuse Awareness Day Sponsors
Platinum - $1,000
Gold - $750
Silver - $500
Central Hudson Gas & Electric
Friends of Seniors of DC
Hamaspik Choice Inc.
Prime Health Choice
Bronze - $250
Catholic Charities Community
Valley Vista Social Day Care
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Chamber of Commerce recognizes Mediation Center during Ribbon Cutting event
Many gathered to celebrate as the Chamber of Commerce recognized the Mediation Center of Dutchess County during its Ribbon Cutting event. Our center has reorganized and expanded to the 3rd floor allowing for an additional mediation room, client consultation room, a new waiting area on the 2nd floor, along with a new volunteer/intern work space on the 3rd floor. The Mediation Center of Dutchess County offers mediation, training and conflict education. It's programs include placing mediators in the courts, helping resolve family conflicts, an Anti-Bullying Initiative, and a Coalition on Elder Abuse.
5th Annual Anti-bullying Walkathon Hero Walk
The Mediation Center of Dutchess County will hold its 5th Annual Anti-bullying Walkathon - Hero Walk on the Walkway Over The Hudson (Poughkeepsie, NY - East approach), Saturday, April 30 to increase community education and action on bullying - an issue that affects people right here in the Hudson Valley.
Children frequently involved in bullying are at a significant risk of withdrawing from school activities, poor school performance, as well as suffering from various health problems such as anxiety, depression, sleeping difficulties, suicide attempts and in some cases, even suicide completion.
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