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2000 Family Center Art Show
The First Annual Art Show for the benefit of the Exchange Club Family Center for the Prevention of Child Abuse will be held at QVC Studio Park in West Chester, PA October 20 - 22, 2000. The Preview Party will be attended by the over 100 participating artists and be held Friday evening October 20th from 5:00 to 9:00PM. The cost is $30 per person and includes hot Hors D═oeuvres and wine. Over 500 pieces of framed original art will be available for purchase from such well-known artists as Judy Antonelli, Jack Kaiser, Wendy Sheirer, Maria de Los Angeles Morales, Deborah P. Kuhn, Helena Van Emmerik-Finn, John Traynor, Don Meyer, Angelo Gallo, Niko Chocheli, Christopher McCall and others.
Thirty percent of all proceeds will benefit the Family Center for the Prevention of Child Abuse. The Family Center═s mission is to reach out to all of Chester County to help parents better meet the needs of their children, and more specifically, prevent child abuse. Keeping families strong, together and safe from abuse is the goal of the Center. The Family Center provides services to families with children age twelve and under who come to the Center by self-referral, from a county agency, schools or physicians.
The Family Center programs have had great success in Coatesville, West Chester and throughout Chester County and Southern Chester County. Their clients have started jobs, returned to school, and have begun to feel the confidence and self-esteem necessary to be more secure and loving in their roles as parents. All this has happened through their Parent-Aid program, as well as Parenting Classes and Parent Support Groups they conduct throughout the county.
In addition to the Preview Party, show hours are Saturday October 21st from 11:00AM to 8:00PM and Sunday October 22nd from 11:00AM to 5:00PM. Admission is free with the exception of the Preview Party. For additional information about the show or the Preview Party contact Debbie Kuhn at (610) 935-9337.
The Exchange Club Family Center for the Prevention of Child Abuse is a program of Family Service of Chester County.
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