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Tara Pope from the Bell County Commonwealth Attorney’s Office spoke during the Ray of Hope open house reception. She discussed a new service that will be provided through the center which will train officers on how to handle abused children.
Ray and Sandy Long received a plaque from the Ray of Hope center for their help in starting the center. Pictured here, from the left, are Mike Long, Ray Long and Gina Johnson, executive director of the center.