Abuse and Neglect Prevention Council is holding its 17th Annual
Benefit Auction Nov. 7 at Hotel Fort Des Moines in downtown Des Moines. During
the event, Judge Constance Cohen, of the Fifth Judicial District, will be
presented with the 2014 Michele A. Moore Award of Distinction.
formerly named the Compassion for Families Award, was instituted to recognize
outstanding advocates for children in Polk County. The award was later renamed
in honor of the lifetime work of Michele A. Moore, who was posthumously awarded
begins at 6:30 p.m. and the program begins at 7:30 p.m. Those interested in
attending the event must register online here,
or by emailing Shannon Tuhn at firstname.lastname@example.org.