The Helen Ross McNabb Center will host a free event to raise awareness for Child Abuse Prevention Month on Thursday, April 5 at Market Square, downtown Knoxville.

Who:     Helen Ross McNabb Center

What:   Attendees will take a short walk around Market Square in honor of Child Abuse Prevention Month. The community is asked to wear royal blue, the designated color of child abuse prevention and will be given pinwheels, the symbol of hope for child abuse survivors.

When: Thursday, April 5, 3 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Where: Market Square Stage, downtown, Knoxville, TN

How:     No registration is required to attend this free event.


3:00 p.m.: Information fair opens with family-friendly activities

3:30 p.m.: Opening remarks
Mona Blanton-Kitts, Helen Ross McNabb Center vice president of clinical services
Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett
Survivor speaker

3:45 p.m.: Ready, Set, Unite! Prevention Walk begins

4:00 p.m.: Walk concludes

4:30 p.m.: Event concludes