Look for Pinwheel Gardens around FXBG

by | Mar 29, 2022 | All Articles, City Offices News

Prevent Child Abuse America launched the national Pinwheels for Prevention® campaign in April 2008. Since then, more than 5 million pinwheels have been displayed nationwide. The campaign symbol, a blue-and-silver pinwheel, is a reminder of the happy childhoods and bright futures that all children deserve. Prevent Child Abuse Virginia adopted the Pinwheels for Prevention® campaign to spread a message of resilience, engage communities and inspire individual action across Virginia.

Join us for local FXBG Pinwheel Events in April:

  1. Wear Blue on April 1st – in support of Child Abuse Prevention Month.
  2. Plant Pinwheels – Pinwheel gardens will be planted throughout the City! Meet us at City Hall at 9:30 a.m. on April 1st to create a pinwheel garden! Not able to join us? Call 372-1032 ext. 245 for additional sites.
  3. Pinwheel in the Park! – Join us at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 14th at the Virginia Credit Union Stadium to receive your pinwheel and turn the stands BLUE in observance of Child Abuse Prevention Month. Game tickets are available here.
  4. Take a photo with any blue pinwheels you see and tag us! #protectVAkids #fxbgpinwheelproject #hfracares
  5. Protecting Children is Everyone’s Job – please share our flier.

See Something, Say Something – call the Virginia Child Abuse State Hotline at 1-800-552-7096.

For more information download our events flier.

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Bill Freehling
Director, Economic Development and Tourism
bfreehling@fredericksburgva.gov
706 Caroline St.
Fredericksburg, VA  22401
Ph:  540-372-1216
Ph:  800-260-3646
Fx:  540-372-6587