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Amazing moms and incredible dads get well-deserved praise


By Charles Hallman

Staff Writer


Over 30 local parents were honored at an event at the State Capitol on Friday, February 10 as part of National Parent Leadership Month, co-sponsored by Prevent Child Abuse Minnesota (PCAMN) and several other local organizations. “This is really about you,” State Representative Rena Moran of St. Paul told the gathering of parents, children and others, including Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton and fellow State Representative Bobby Joe Champion of Minneapolis. “It was really nice for the governor to come out and recognize what these parents are doing,” said PCA Minnesota Parent Leader Consultant Lisa Deputie, who coordinated last week’s event. “This is about recognizing that families and parents are doing good work in their communities and in their households,” said Moran, who also is PCAMN’s parent leader coordinator. Continue Reading →

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