A colorful flag at the state building in the CIty of Logan received recognition from West Virginia Governor Jim Justice.
Friday was s Children's Memorial Flag day. The flag, depicting blue paper children holding hands on a field of blue was hoisted aloft in downtown Logan April first. The flag is in remembrance of thousands of children violently killed each year.
April is child abuse awareness month recognized by all 50 governors across the country. Chris Trent, Regional Representative for the Governor’s office, presented a proclamation commending the hard work conducted by Child Protective Services.
"Governor Justice recognizes all those involved with CPS, law enforcement or anyone who goes above and beyond for the protection of children."
Ellen Browning, Director of the We Can Program, presented all CPS agency members with certificates for their contributions protecting children.
Logan County Commissioner Diana Barnette said the work being done is essential for keeping all children safe and commended those working in the Logan office.
"what a great job they do," Barnett said. "The thing I noticed the most about that whole team, they really do care."
Ellen Browning and Chris Trent | WVOWRadio