Durant Children’s Center Hosts Facility Dedication in Sumter

The Elizabeth Pettigrew Durant Children’s Center hosted a dedication ceremony on Sunday to celebrate the community support that has made possible the Center at 411 N. Salem Ave., which serves residents in the state’s third judicial circuit. The project to…

Durant Center holds P.E.P.S Parenting Forum & Graduation Ceremony

On April 29 at St. John's Episcopal Church in Florence, The Durant Children's Center held a graduation ceremony for parents who completed the Parent Education/Parent Support (P.E.P.S) training course. P.E.P.S is one of several community-based training programs for parents offered…

Memorial Balloon Release at New Beginnings Transitional Shelter honors Iyana and Ella Lowery and Child Abuse Prevention Month

On Thursday, April 29 Pee Dee Coalition's New Beginnings Transitional Shelter in Wallace honored Child Abuse Prevention Month and the lives of 8-year-old Iyana Lowery and her mother Ella by holding a memorial balloon release ceremony. Janice Roizer, President of…

Pee Dee Coalition joins Denim and Dance with Ahroha Arts Collective for Denim Day 2021

On Wednesday, April 28th the Pee Dee Coalition joined Ahroha Arts Collective at City Center Farmers Market for the first Denim and Dance event. Organizer Adalia Ellis with Aroha Arts Collective and Aroha Afro Latin Dance invited community members and…

Pee Dee Coalition’s Marlboro County holds KnowMore March for Sexual Assault Awareness

On Saturday, April 24 Pee Dee Coalition’s Marlboro County staff and community leaders held a march to raise awareness of sexual assault and honor April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month. The “KnowMore” march, named after the Coalition’s April theme “KnowMore,”…

Durant Children’s Center in Sumter Earns Satellite Membership from National Children’s Alliance

Sumter, S.C.- The Elizabeth Pettigrew Durant Children’s Center, serving the 3rd Judicial Circuit in South Carolina, has been awarded Satellite Membership by National Children’s Alliance following an extensive application and review process.  The 3rd Judicial Circuit is a division of…

Durant Children’s Center 4th Circuit Satellite Center Earns Reaccreditation

The Elizabeth Pettigrew Durant Children’s Fourth Judicial Circuit Satellite Center has been awarded re-accreditation by National Children’s Alliance following an extensive application and site review process. Accreditation is the highest level of membership with the National Children’s Alliance and denotes…

Durant Children’s Center’s Michelle Harkey to Present at San Diego International Conference

Pee Dee Coalition is a member of the United Way. Michelle Harkey, Pee Dee Coalition Outreach and Training Coordinator and Military Partnership Project Coordinator for the Elizabeth Pettigrew Durant Children's Center, a program of Pee Dee Coalition, will present “Effective…

First Citizens Bank Supports Hope and Safety Campaign in Dillon County

Dillon, S.C. — The ambitious campaign to fund the acquisition, renovation, furnishing and equipping of the Coalition’s first permanent satellite crisis center in Dillon County has taken another big step forward this holiday season with a gift of $20,000 from…

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