And Sponsored by TI TAKK LLC, The Friends of Putnam CAC, Inc. and The CAC of Putnam County
187 HILL ST, MAHOPAC, NY 10541
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 11, 2018
FROM 8:00 – 10:00 AM
REGISTRATION STARTS AT 7:30 am
The CAC of Putnam County and the Friends of Putnam CAC, Inc. are pleased to present Motivational Speaker and “Rapping Dad” Derek Clark. As a young child, Derek endured brutal abuse and was placed in the foster care system where he would spend the next 13 years. His inspirational story is a journey from grief and abandonment to hope, healing, and the power of perseverance. Derek’s video “Rapping Dad” is an internet sensation with more than 200 million views. A nationally acclaimed author and speaker, Derek has appeared on CNN Headline News, The RIcki Lake Show and the Steve Harvey Show.
This year’s Champion for Children honoree is Michael J. Piazza, Jr., Commissioner of Mental Health, Social Services and the Youth Bureau. Mike is deeply committed to serving the people of Putnam County with sensitivity, compassion and professionalism and has worked tirelessly to aid many of its most vulnerable populations.