Pinwheels mark voices for children


Anna Bolton | Greene County News Greene County Children Services staff plant 1,000 blue pinwheels in front of its offices on Ledbetter Road on a snowy April 2. The planting of the pinwheels marks the beginning of National Child Abuse Prevention Month with each pinwheel representing a voice — 1,421 to be exact — that spoke out in concern for the safety of Greene County children in 2017.

Anna Bolton | Greene County News Greene County Children Services staff plant 1,000 blue pinwheels in front of its offices on Ledbetter Road on a snowy April 2. The planting of the pinwheels marks the beginning of National Child Abuse Prevention Month with each pinwheel representing a voice — 1,421 to be exact — that spoke out in concern for the safety of Greene County children in 2017.


Staff members plant the pinwheels in a base constructed by Greene County Parks & Trails crew members.


Staff members plant the pinwheels in a base constructed by Greene County Parks & Trails crew members.


Staff members plant the pinwheels in a base constructed by Greene County Parks & Trails crew members.


Allen Beam, GCP&T Maintenance Division, demonstrates to children services’ staff members how to insert the pinwheels into the newly-constructed base.


Anna Bolton | Greene County News

Greene County Children Services staff plant 1,000 blue pinwheels in front of its offices on Ledbetter Road on a snowy April 2. The planting of the pinwheels marks the beginning of National Child Abuse Prevention Month with each pinwheel representing a voice — 1,421 to be exact — that spoke out in concern for the safety of Greene County children in 2017.

Staff members plant the pinwheels in a base constructed by Greene County Parks & Trails crew members.

Staff members plant the pinwheels in a base constructed by Greene County Parks & Trails crew members.

Staff members plant the pinwheels in a base constructed by Greene County Parks & Trails crew members.

Allen Beam, GCP&T Maintenance Division, demonstrates to children services’ staff members how to insert the pinwheels into the newly-constructed base.

Anna Bolton | Greene County News Greene County Children Services staff plant 1,000 blue pinwheels in front of its offices on Ledbetter Road on a snowy April 2. The planting of the pinwheels marks the beginning of National Child Abuse Prevention Month with each pinwheel representing a voice — 1,421 to be exact — that spoke out in concern for the safety of Greene County children in 2017.
https://www.xeniagazette.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/32/2018/04/web1_PinwheelsSign-4.jpgAnna Bolton | Greene County News Greene County Children Services staff plant 1,000 blue pinwheels in front of its offices on Ledbetter Road on a snowy April 2. The planting of the pinwheels marks the beginning of National Child Abuse Prevention Month with each pinwheel representing a voice — 1,421 to be exact — that spoke out in concern for the safety of Greene County children in 2017.

Staff members plant the pinwheels in a base constructed by Greene County Parks & Trails crew members.
https://www.xeniagazette.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/32/2018/04/web1_PinwheelsLandscape-4.jpgStaff members plant the pinwheels in a base constructed by Greene County Parks & Trails crew members.

Staff members plant the pinwheels in a base constructed by Greene County Parks & Trails crew members.
https://www.xeniagazette.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/32/2018/04/web1_PinwheelsMan-4.jpgStaff members plant the pinwheels in a base constructed by Greene County Parks & Trails crew members.

Staff members plant the pinwheels in a base constructed by Greene County Parks & Trails crew members.
https://www.xeniagazette.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/32/2018/04/web1_PinwheelsWoman-4.jpgStaff members plant the pinwheels in a base constructed by Greene County Parks & Trails crew members.

Allen Beam, GCP&T Maintenance Division, demonstrates to children services’ staff members how to insert the pinwheels into the newly-constructed base.
https://www.xeniagazette.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/32/2018/04/web1_PinwheelsParks-4.jpgAllen Beam, GCP&T Maintenance Division, demonstrates to children services’ staff members how to insert the pinwheels into the newly-constructed base.