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Space for vulnerable children

Shelter can offer kids important opportunity

 

September 29, 2022

Gordon Weeks

Sharing the big scissors during a ribbon-cutting ceremony Friday at Turning Pointe Survivor Advocacy Center are Executive Director Gina Finley, left, and Heidi McCutcheon, right. McCutcheon presided over her final ribbon-cutting as CEO and executive director of the Shelton-Mason County Chamber of Commerce. The Shelton-based nonprofit is celebrating the completion of a 400-square-foot addition to accommodate its growing youth programs.

Children who are victims of or have witnessed domestic violence have more space to play, learn social-emotional skills, and connect with their peers at the Turning Pointe Survivor Advocacy Center shelter in Shelton.

On Friday, the nonprofit organization celebrated the completion of a 400-square-foot addition to accommodate its growing youth programs with a ribbon-cutting ceremony with employees, board members, donors and public officials. The two new offices will be the focal point for youth advocacy and prevention.

The building addition is phase two of a proposed three-phase plan to help y...



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