Photo Gallery | Father Of Missing Kyron Horman To Be Honored In Sacramento
Recognized For His Outstanding Efforts Supporting Families In Crisis
Sacramento, CA.-Kaine Horman of Portland Oregon will be recognized for the courageous stand he has taken for families in crisis, focusing his pain in a positive, pro-active direction. The determined father of MISSING Kyron Hormon is set to be named Honorary Social Worker Of The Year, Sunday, April 1, during National Child Abuse Prevention Month opening ceremonies at the day long celebration’s Leadership Luncheon, being held at Sunrise Event Center.
Horman who works daily to help families of missing children walk through their agony while seeking out answers, has established a foundation in his son’s name and says he is excited about the award because it will offer an opportunity to get Kyron’s story and search in front of many individuals and groups who have a passion for the cause, helping in his round the clock quest to bring his precious son home.
Seven year old Kyron Hormon (born September 9, 2002) vanished from his Portland Oregon Elementary School June 4, 2010 and remains amongst our nations staggering list of lost and endangered children, despite extensive search and rescue efforts by law enforcement and thousands of volunteers.
National Child Abuse Prevention Month opening ceremonies begin Sunday April 1st with departure of Kross Kountry-4-Kids A Journey-4-Justice lead by national child advocate Mark Lunsford (father of homicide victim Jessica Lunsford, who inspired Jesse’s Law). Lunsford is co-road captain with Mark Sconce, who lost his daughter Courtney to a child preditor. Once the ride departs activities will be under way starting with a Family Safety Symposium, Leadership Luncheon then grand Heroes With Heart Gala.
Other visible advocates for children participating include dynamic speaker and media commentator Marc Klaas, president and founder of Klaas Kids Foundation who has spent almost two decades providing for the protection of children nation wide, after his little girl Polly was taken from her own bedroom during a slumber party, then brutally murdered. Klaas will be joined by nationally known Criminal Profiler Pat Brown, author of numerous respected publications on the topic, and legal commentator Robin Sax, who has covered many high profile trials, including Casey Anthony’s as well as Michael Jackson’s.
Sacramento’s April 1st opening ceremony events kicks off a 50 state campaign which aims to use the four week period as a foundation for building a more comprehensive and cohesive system of care nation wide. One that includes public-private sector partnerships which help plug the holes our children continue to fall through.
National Child Abuse Prevention Month is proudly produced by Army Of Angels, a world wide coalition of child advocates whom focus on eliminating crimes against children. Proceeds from the April 1st events support Klaas Kids Foundation and WynSpring Family Resource Center.Volunteers,sponsors and supporters are still needed for more information call 916-259-4396.