August 20, 2018

Rehoboth Fire and Police to Compete in Wing Eating Contest to Raise Awareness for Child Abuse Prevention

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The Children’s Advocacy Center of Bristol County, a program of JRI, will be hosting its annual wing eating contest, featuring public safety departments from the area, on Thursday, March 29, to raise awareness for National Child Abuse Prevention Month (April). Rehoboth’s fire and police departments will be competing in the event.
What: The Children’s Advocacy Center of Bristol County (CAC), a program of JRI that serves children as well as individuals with intellectual disabilities who have been victims of severe physical abuse, sexual abuse or a witness to violence, is hosting a wing eating contest to raise awareness for National Child Abuse Prevention Month, which takes place in April. Area residents are invited to attend and observe this free event that will feature various Bristol County city and town police officers, firefighters, EMS officials and other child safety personnel going head-to-head in a bracket-style wing eating competition. At the conclusion of the competition, one local department will be crowned the “2018 Wing Eating Champion of Bristol County.”

All proceeds from the event will benefit the nonprofit organization’s efforts to implement initiatives for child abuse prevention. This event, made possible in part by Lafrance Hospitality of Westport, is free and open to the community.

Who: Bristol County city and town public safety departments

When: Thursday, March 29, 2018
6:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

Where: White’s of Westport
66 State Road
Westport, MA 02790

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