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Border Bash money goes to 17 Augusta-area charities

...locked in a closet. He spent the year being afraid and scared," said Margaret Ford, the executive director of The Children's Place Inc. "This year, we've been able to help him not be afraid anymore. This money will actually go directly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-12-14/border-bash-money-goes-17-aug
Teens work hard to make clothes look like they didn't

...collection called Splendid Mills JR based on the success of its hipster menswear collection. Meanwhile, mass retailer The Children's Place has put an increased emphasis on "fashion" for boys, even adding pink to its upcoming offerings, because boys...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/03/22/liv_515397.shtml
Life & style
Forum will focus on sex predators

...predators -- the adults in their lives should do it. That's the message Peggy Ford, the executive director of The Children's Place, will impart to parents Wednesday night at a forum at Redcliffe Elementary School on Atomic Road. "For too long...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/09/21/aik_476359.shtml
Around the block

...2:30 p.m. today at the Aiken County Historical Museum, 433 Newberry St. The drive will provide toys for The Children's Place and Aiken Head Start. The toys should be suitable for children between the ages of 21/2 and 5. Cash donations...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/12/09/aik_175856.shtml
Program teaches about prevention

...predators is an adult's job. "We want to get this out to the community," said Peggy Ford, the director of The Children's Place in Aiken, who, along with Susan Meehan, the director of Aiken Teen Pregnancy Prevention, facilitated the training...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/10/04/met_146125.shtml
Metro
Company joins effort to protect children from abuse

...EnergySolutions, an engineering company with ties to Savannah River Site, is helping. Ms. Ford, executive director of the Children's Place day care in Aiken, and Ms. Meehan, who runs the Aiken County Teen Pregnancy Prevention Council, are giving...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/07/30/aik_90568.shtml
Savannah River Site
Business news

The Children's Place to open Aiken storeThe Children's Place, a specialty retailer of merchandise for newborns to teens, will open a store at Hitchcock...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2010-09-17/business-news
Business
Dr. Seuss' cat attends birthday celebrations

...East Aiken Elementary School, pupils held a book drive and collected nearly 200 books to give to youngsters at the Children's Place, said Principal Mary Robinson. The Cat also visited Byrd Elementary and North Aiken Elementary School on Monday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/03/11/aik_119668.shtml
XXX Aiken
Some business owners oppose limits

...selling T-shirts imprinted with the sticker's logo for $15. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Children's Place. Mr. Enloe said he plans to ask other business owners to voice their concerns at council meetings. Mr. Pearce...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2010/01/18/met_563660.shtml
Metro
Book cart brings smiles to sick children

...But he also does a mean Mickey Mouse impersonation. About once a week, Mr. Wooten reads to young patients at The Children's Place at Candler Hospital. And he always does the voices, even the high-pitched girly ones like Mickey's, just...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/09/25/met_322393.shtml
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