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Chamber aims to prevent child abuse

Area professionals learned this week how to help a sexually-abused child as a county agency shed light on the subject. Blair County (PA) Chamber of Commerce’s Growth and Relationships of Young Professionals program hosted the “Stewards of Children, Darkness 2 Light” child abuse training at the Devorris Downtown Center. The Adams County Children’s Advocacy Center trained 90 people, said Jessica Meck, the chamber’s membership services and development vice president. The program has been offered since 1997, Joddie Walker, the center’s executive director, said. The nationally-recognized …

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