Children's Advocacy Center Accepting Nominations For One With Courage Awards

Thursday, January 16, 2014

The Children's Advocacy Center of Hamilton County is now accepting nominations through Feb. 15 for its premier One with Courage Awards.

The CACHC One with Courage Awards acknowledges people in and around Chattanooga who enrich the lives of children through Help, Hope, or Healing. 

Awards will be given to worthy recipients in these three categories: Help – First responders who have the courage to take action to Help children in need or crisis.  Hope – Advocates who have the courage to inspire or educate children by offering Hope for their future. Healing – Those who have the courage to make hurting children whole by providing Healing to their mind, body, or spirit. 

Applications are available at www.cachc.org. Nominations are accepted via: email at wceldahan@cachc.org, fax at 265-0620 or mail at 419 N. Market St., Chattanooga, TN 37405 and will be accepted through 5 p.m. on Feb. 15. 

The awards will be presented at the premier CACHC One with Courage Awards Luncheon on Thursday, April 3, at 11:30 a.m. at the Chattanooga Marriott Downtown.  For more information, contact Cathy Eldahan at 266-6918 or email wceldahan@cachc.org.


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