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Home Local Maryland Government Announcement Originally published August 18, 2010

LT. GOVERNOR BROWN TO TOUR TALBOT COUNTY CHILD ADVOCACY CENTER, ANNOUNCE GOCCP GRANTS FOR MARYLAND’S CHILD ADVOCACY CENTERS



$250,000 grant will support 20 child advocacy centers across Maryland

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (August 18, 2010) – Lt. Governor Brown will join tomorrow Governor O’Malley and members of the Governor’s Cabinet as Easton is declared ‘Capital for a Day.’ Brown will begin the day by visiting the Talbot County Child Advocacy Center and announcing a grant awarded by the Governor’s Office of Crime Control and Prevention (GOCCP) to support the 20 child advocacy centers (CAC) throughout Maryland, including the Talbot County CAC. Before the announcement, Lt. Governor Brown will tour the Center and meet with staff members to discuss the Center’s work and current initiatives.

Brown led the O’Malley-Brown administration efforts to pass tougher domestic violence laws and has championed the administration’s work to improve support services for victims of domestic violence, especially children.

WHO: Lt. Governor Anthony G. Brown

Interim Secretary Brian Wilbon, Department of Human Resources

Executive Director Kristen Mahoney, Governor’s Office of Crime Control and Prevention

Talbot County State’s Attorney Scott Patterson

April Sharp, Director of Talbot County Department of Social Services & Talbot County CAC

Dr. Fayette Engstrom, Child Advocacy Center Medical Director

WHAT:
Lt. Governor Brown to Tour Talbot County Child Advocacy Center and Announce GOCCP Grants for Child Advocacy Centers across Maryland

WHERE: Talbot County Child Advocacy Center, Memorial Hospital
219 Washington Street, Easton, MD

WHEN: Thursday, August 19, 2010
Tour of Talbot County CAC - 9:00 AM
Press conference - 9:45 AM