MEDIA ADVISORY – Senate Aging and Youth Committee to Hold Hearing on SB 753

(Greensburg, Pa.) State Senator Kim Ward (R-39th) will host a hearing of the Senate Aging and Youth Committee on Senate Bill 753 which proposes changes to the definition of Child Abuse. Sen. Ward is chairman of the Senate Aging and Youth Committee.  The Bill is sponsored by State Senator Pat Vance. (R-31).

When:  Friday, August 26, 2011 beginning at 1 p.m.

Where: Tots-n-Tikes Preschool, 10 South 8th Street, Youngwood, PA. 15697

Witnesses will include:

  • State Senator Pat Vance – Sponsor of Senate Bill 753
  • Francis Schultz, District Attorney of Crawford County and President, Pennsylvania District Attorneys Association
  • Marc Cherna, Director Allegheny County Human Services
  • Cathleen Palm, Executive Director, Protect our Children Committee
  • Jenna Mehnert, Executive Director National Association of Social Workers – Pennsylvania Chapter (NASW-PA).
  • Angela Liddle, Executive Director Pennsylvania Family Support Alliance

The public is invited to attend.

Contact:  Tom Aikens
(724) 600-7002