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Nominations for childrens’ champions

Demonstrate exceptional commitment to the prevention of child abuse or the promotion of the protection of children.

Set an example and serve as a role model that inspires others to go above and beyond the call of duty to protect children from child abuse and neglect.

Display characteristics of leadership, caring, persistence, and commitment.

Display positive communication and collaboration efforts with agencies and professionals.

Awards will be presented March 22, at 9 a.m. at the Crown Coliseum Agri-Expo Center. Nomination forms may be found at and may be sent to, by fax to 486-8677, or by mail to Child Advocacy Center, c/o Break the Chain of Child Abuse, P. O.  Box 488, Fayetteville, N.C. 28302.

Scholarships available

The Airborne Scholarship Association is accepting applications for 2013 scholarships. Applications can be downloaded at Family members of sponsors assigned to: XVIII Abn. Corps; 44th Medical Bde.; 20th Engineer Bde.; 16th Military Police Bde., 525th BfSB and 108th ADA Bde. are eligible. Applicants must be high school seniors or accepted/attending an accredited university/college/trade, technical/vocational school. Applications must be submitted with a certified high school/ college transcript, ACT/SAT scores, three sealed letters of recommendation and a 500-word essay by March 31 to: Scholarship Committee, 6208 Burnside Place, Fayetteville, N.C. 28311. For more information, call 364-8700 or 551-5752 or email
  Our Family for Families First, John G. Picerne’s charitable foundation, offers $5,000 educational grants for spouses of active-duty servicemembers. Applicants may attend community/technical college/university. Grants are a one-time award of $5,000. Applications are due by May 9. For more information, email or (401) 228-2836.

The workshop will be held March 21, 6 p.m., at Terry Sanford High School, 2301Fort Bragg Road, in Fayetteville. For more information about the workshop, call 678.2303.