Lily’s Place Hosts Poster Contest for Child Abuse Prevention Month

Posted by: swright 5 months ago

During the month of April, the McDowell County Child Advocacy Center (Lily’s Place) sponsored its Annual 4th Grade Poster Contest in honor of Child Abuse Prevention Month. This year’s theme was “Every Child Matters!” and there were over 300 entries from several elementary schools including West Marion, Marion, Glenwood, Eastfield, Pleasant Gardens, and North Cove Elementary.  District Attorney Ted Bell generously donated 2 bicycles and helmets to our grand prize winners from North Cove Elementary and Glenwood Elementary.  The winners were thrilled to receive new bikes as their prize!

Camp Lake James Hosts 3rd Annual School's Out Celebration!

Posted by: swright 5 months, 1 week ago

On Friday, June 8th the children from Southmountain Estates enjoyed the annual School's Out Celebration held at Camp Lake James.  Camp Lake James staff and members from 1780 and the Old Wildlife Club sponsored a fun afternoon of activities and lunch for the children, professional parents and staff.  The pool was full of laughter and the beach at the lake was buzzing with kayaking, swimming and paddle boarding.

Southmountain Receives Grant from Marion Business Association

Posted by: swright 5 months, 2 weeks ago

In April 2019, Southmountain Children and Family Services received the good news that a grant to the Marion Business Association has been approved.  The grant for $3,280 will be used to paint the exterior of the building that now houses Lily’s Place, the McDowell County Children’s Advocacy Center.  Southmountain extends our gratitude to the Marion Business Association for this grant!