Mayor proclaims Child Abuse Prevention Month; Touch the Trucks coming soon

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Guthrie Mayor Chuck Burtcher put his signature on a proclamation that will help begin to heighten awareness of child abuse and set the tone for the annual Touch the Trucks.

Back Row (L-R) Amanda Fortney, Lorrie Headrick, Linda Blair, Cindy Kenyon-Leehan. Front Row (L-R) Jesse Bryan, Mayor Chuck Burtcher, Shayla Simpson

The Logan County Partnership was presented with a proclamation by Mayor Chuck Burtcher inside the Guthrie City Council chambers Friday morning to heighten awareness of Child Abuse Prevention Month.

The partnership group has again organized the Touch the Trucks event with this year showcase taking place on April 15th from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Logan County Fairgrounds.

Expected to be on hand will be the Guthrie Fire Department’s ladder truck, ambulance and other vehicle toys. Steve Bowers will showcase his horse carriage. In addition, numerous ATV’s and other big trucks will be on hand for the children to touch and explore.

Along with all the toys to touch, hot dogs will be served.

2 Responses to "Mayor proclaims Child Abuse Prevention Month; Touch the Trucks coming soon"

  1. Jessie Bryan   April 9, 2012 at 10:35 am

    Thanks for running the story Chris!! Touch the Trucks will be on Sunday, April 15th.

  2. Cindy Kenyon-Leehan   April 9, 2012 at 3:51 pm

    Great event for a very worthy cause. Raising awareness for this troubling issue is something that deserves everyone’s attention in the community. Thanks for the coverage!


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