Graber Named 2019 James Wischer Child Advocate of the Year

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Kathryn Graber has been named the 2019 James Wischer “Child Advocate of the Year” by Manatee Children’s Services. Nominated by peers in her community, on April 12, a commemorative ceremony will honor Graber, a local individual who demonstrated her commitment to children in an exemplary manner, much like James Wischer, a dedicated child advocate who spent his life ensuring Manatee County children and youth were afforded a safe and nurturing environment. Criteria for the award includes: dedicated service for a minimum of two years, must make a difference in the lives of children and demonstrate positive impact on community. Graber has a long career in child advocacy and works closely with Child Protection Services as a Behavioral Health Consultant with Centerstone. This is the third year for this award, which coincides with April, Child Abuse Prevention Month.

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