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By Rick Boston
Staff Writer 

Children's Roundtable Honors Families Who Help Kids


Last updated 12/3/2019 at 1:13pm

Rick Boston

Kerrie Baughman, clerical unit supervisor for Blair County Children Youth and Families, speaks at the Foster, Kinship and Adoptive Families Recognition and Awards Dinner held Friday evening Nov. 15. The awards recognized families who have taken in dependent children and provided them with a stable environment.

November is National Adoption Month and to celebrate, the Blair County Children's Roundtable and Blair County Children Youth and Families brought together foster and adopted families to recognize them for their contributions to helping Blair County's dependent youth.

The Blair County Children's Roundtable was started in 2004 when the administrator of the then-named Blair County Children and Youth Services offered the agency to the American Bar Association's (ABA) pilot project to enhance the delivery of services to families.

The ABA provided to the county recommendations on ways to improve...

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