Entries by JoAnn

CACTX and children’s advocacy centers across the state honored with Community Leadership Award

AUSTIN – In an evening ceremony at the Governor’s Mansion on Sept. 21, 2015, the Children’s Advocacy Centers of Texas Inc. was recognized with the Community Leadership Award for its efforts on behalf of child victims of physical and sexual abuse across Texas. The award was presented during the 32nd annual Governor’s Volunteer Awards ceremony. […]

Blue Knights Law Enforcement Motorcycle Club, Texas Chapter XXI, sponsoring benefit cruise for the Gingerbread House

Reservations are still available for the Blue Knights Law Enforcement Motorcycle Club, Texas Chapter XXI, sponsored benefit cruise for the Gingerbread House children’s advocacy center. Reservations piloted by our group fundraising travel specialist, Debbie Fuqua with DG Promotions, are being taken now for the seven-day Western Caribbean cruise, which departs Feb. 20, 2016, from Galveston, […]

April is Child Abuse Awareness Month: Join us at our Open House

The Gingerbread House children’s advocacy center is raising awareness of child abuse during the month of April, which is National Child Abuse Awareness Month. During this month, the Gingerbread House encourages individuals and organizations to stand up for children in their community through awareness and education. We all can play a part in promoting children’s […]

Join us for the 14th annual Chili Cook-off and Barn Dance

Plans are well under way for the 14th annual Chili Cook-off and Barn Dance, slated for Feb. 13-15 at the Ellis County Expo Center, U.S. Highway 287 North, Waxahachie. Join us for three days of CASI-sanctioned chili competition (Friday-Sunday), along with junior, local/novice and bean competitions Saturday. Admission is free all three days for the […]

Save the date!

Save the date for our 14th annual Chili Cook-Off and Barn Dance, which will be held Feb. 13-15, 2015, at the Ellis County Expo Center. Staff members, board directors and volunteers are already at work to make this the best event ever! If you would like to help, please contact john.eccac@ectisp.net or call 972-937-1870.

Join us for our annual Open House on Thursday, April 3

The Gingerbread House children’s advocacy center will host its annual Open House to recognize April as National Child Abuse Prevention Month from 4-7 p.m. Thursday, April 3. The community is invited to visit the center, located at 425 E. Ross St., Waxahachie. Please join us!

Blue Knights benefit golf tourney slated for April 28

Save the date! Blue Knights – Texas XXI will host their 2014 Golf Scramble benefiting the Gingerbread House on April 28. Entry fee is $70 per player; a team of four with payment is $250. Fee includes lunch and goodie bag. Sponsorship opportunities ($100-$500) are available. Download this form for more information and to sign […]

13th annual Chili Cook-off and Barn Dance slated for Feb. 14-16

Plans are well under way for the 13th annual Chili Cook-off and Barn Dance, slated for Feb. 14-16 at the Ellis County Expo Center, U.S. Highway 287 North, Waxahachie. Join us for three days of CASI-sanctioned chili competition (Friday-Sunday), along with junior, local/novice and bean competitions Saturday. Admission is free all three days for the […]

Open house slated for 4-7 p.m. Dec. 12

The Ellis County Children’s Advocacy Center (Gingerbread House) will host its annual open house from 4-7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 12. The open house will include tours of the facility as well as information about the center. Executive Director John Wyckoff says this is a great opportunity for members of the community to see what the […]