|Judge Cohen to be recognized for child advocacy|
The Child 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.
The award, 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 in 2003.