Just for Kids is excited to announce our annual Champions of Children Award Dinner which will be held at Tamarack Conference Center on Friday, April 12, 2024. Cocktail Hour begins at 5:30 P.M. with dinner to follow. This year’s event will be formal, so dust off the sparkles and shine your shoes to enjoy an evening to celebrate local heroes who work with children. Tickets are $75 per person. To buy tickets, call us at (304) 255-4834, email us at, make checks payable to: Just For Kids, and mail to 611 North Kanawha Street, Beckley, WV. Or you can purchase tickets through PayPal online:  Purchase online here.

Join us in congratulating this year’s winners of the Champion of Children Award!

Category 1 – Partner Agency

Raleigh County – Raleigh County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office

Fayette County – Fayette County Sheriff’s Department


Category 2 – MDIT Team Member

Raleigh County – Corporal Christopher Dunn WVSP Troop 6 – Beckley Detachment

Fayette County – Cynthia Hedrick, Fayette County Board of Education

Category 3 – JFK Donor

Raleigh County – Mark and Kristina Serbinski

Fayette County – Fayette County Commission


Category 4 – Community Group/Individual Supporter

Just for Kids Golf Committee at Glade Springs


Special Recognition

Anita Barker, Fayette County Sheriff’s Department Detectives Bureau

Brooke Lyons, Oak Hill Police Department

AWAY (Advocating a Way for Adults and Youth)

Calendar of Events for April: National Child Abuse Prevention Month

April 1st :  Wear Blue to Work day: Wear Blue and talk to a friend about the work of  Child Advocacy Centers

April 1st, 12:00 p.m.           Raleigh County Plant-a-Pinwheel Ceremony: Mayor Rob Rappold will read a proclamation and children plant pinwheels at Trudy’s House, Just for Kids Child Advocacy Center, 611 N. Kanawha Street, Beckley, WV

April 5th:  12:00  p.m.         Fayette County Plant-a-Pinwheel Ceremony: Mayor Charles Briscoe will read proclamation at JFK’s Lessman House, 341 Jones Avenue, Oak Hill, WV

April 12th: Champions of Children Award Dinner.