APRIL 5 - Resolutions were brought to the Kansas Senate and House floors declaring April as CAP Month.
APRIL 6 - Across the nation, people wore blue to raise awareness for child abuse prevention programs. If you missed out on April 6, you can still hold your own Wear Blue Day!
Several local proclamations have been signed including in Sedgwick, Harvey, McPherson, Reno, and Montgomery Counties.
APRIL 20 - Pinwheels were handed out at the annual Blue-Out Sporting KC game. Discounted tickets were offered with pre-registration.
APRIL 14 - KCSL held the second annual “Chair”ish our Children event in Independence. The morning included a free Chris Cakes breakfast and a live auction featuring children’s chairs creatively designed by local artists.
APRIL 6 - The Wichita State University (WSU) Child Development Center in collaboration with the Office of the President and the WSU Sport Management Department planted pinwheels and recognized Wear Blue Day.
APRIL 7 - KCSL held the annual Family Fun Day at the Zoo. Reduced admission was available to families who registered in advance. Bikers Against Child Abuse (BACA) provided free face painting.
APRIL 14 - Safe Kids Day at the Zoo included games, learning about health and safety, Happy Faces Entertainment, Kansas Ballet Academy dancers and a safety scavenger hunt. A limited number of free bike helmets were also available.
Pinwheel gardens were planted at the Topeka Civic Theater, Helping Hands Humane Society, First United Methodist Church, First Presbyterian Church, Children’s Alliance, Boys & Girls Club and both City of Topeka buildings along with many other sites throughout Topeka.