Pinwheels raise abuse awareness

Hope Unlimited and CASA, among others, raise awareness for child abuse with annual garden of pinwheels on the Allen County courthouse lawn. County commissioners also learned more about the transportation program at this week's meeting.

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March 31, 2021 - 9:51 AM

Aimee Daniels, director of Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA), places windmills on the courthouse lawn to bring awareness to abused children. Photo by Trevor Hoag / Iola Register

Bright blue pinwheels are now spinning on the courthouse lawn.

On Tuesday, members of Hope Unlimited and Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA), along with county commissioners and others, placed the shiny markers in order to raise awareness for child abuse.

Pinwheels spin on the courthouse lawn. Photo by Trevor Hoag / Iola Register

According to their website, the pinwheels are a symbol of “growth and prosperity,” “a garden of children, growing.”

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