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3030 11th Avenue Drive SE
Hickory, NC 28602

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PO Box 669
Newton, NC 28658

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Nancy HughesThe Board of the Children's Advocacy and Protection Center of Catawba County has announced the hiring of Nancy Hughes as the agency's new executive director. The public is invited to a reception to be held at 3-5 p.m. Feb. 12 at the CAPC, located at 1007 First Ave. South, Conover..............Read more

Counseling service for adultsCatawba County Social Services is now offering Information and Options Counseling to adults who are experiencing a major life transition and need assistance navigating the services available, such as in-home assistance adult day care services, assisted living or nursing home placement..............Read more

Bruce BeerbowerMarimba music, Science Magic, Black History Month celebrations, and valentine's parties will be some of the highlights of Seniors Morning Out in February. Seniors Morning Out is a half-day, free program held Monday through Thursday. Activities and a hot, balanced lunch are provided..............Read more

Deb JohnsonDeborah Johnson recently retired as director of the Children's Advocacy and Protection Center after 10 years of service.The CAPC works with law enforcement, the DA's Office, and Catawba County Social Services, to prevent and respond to child sexual abuse and severe physical abuse.............Read more

signingRepresentatives of law enforcement, the District Attorney's Office, Catawba County Social Services, and the Children's Advocacy and Protection Center have signed an inter-agency agreement to collaborate in protecting child victims of sexual abuse and serious physical abuse................Read more

childrenFamily Builders of Catawba Valley invites anyone interested in fostering or adopting a child to attend the resource family information meeting at 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 13. at the Family Services Center. There is currently an urgent need for foster parents who can accept sibling groups................Read more
familyAssociates of Sutter Street Manufacturing, located in Claremont, have donated 65 bicycles to be given to children in foster care this holiday season. This is the fifth year the associates have raised funds for bicycles...............Read more

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