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Knabe to Receive First ‘Protector of Children’ Award


Cerritos, CA – The Community Family Guidance Center (CFGC) has selected Los Angeles County Supervisor Don Knabe as the first recipient of its’ Protector of Children Award. The award will be presented the evening of May 11, 2015 at the 25th Annual CFGC Golf Tournament held at Los Coyotes Country Club.

“Supervisor Knabe has been a leader in California in fighting child abuse” said Steve Vicencia, President of the CFGC. “His Safe Surrender Program, John – Shaming Program and many other programs are a testament to his resolve on child abuse”.

Cerritos Mayor Pro Tem George Ray also praised supervisor Knabe for his work with children. “Don’s commitment to fight child abuse, and his never-ending efforts to make a child’s life better is inspiring and he deserves this award”, said Mayor Pro Tem Ray.

The Community Family Guidance Center, headquartered in Cerritos is a non-profit company that provides child abuse prevention programs throughout  Los Angeles County, and a continuum of mental health services; prevention, early intervention, treatment and education. The CFGC also provides parenting education, school based services and referrals to community resources.

Tickets for the Golf Tournament, dinner and the award ceremony are still available by contacting the CFGC at (562) 924-5526 or by email at [email protected]. You can also register on line by clicking on the Events tab at www.cfgcenter.com.