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New Beginnings receives donation for adoption services

Thursday, September 15, 2011

New Beginning Pregnancy Center received a donation from Arkansas Right to Life Sept. 6. The $6,500 donation will help with adoptive services. Pictured are Vernon Humprey and New Beginnings Director Janice Rabon.
Vernon Humphrey with Arkansas Right To Life (ARTL) organization presented New Beginnings Pregnancy Center with a donation of $6,500 to further their cause by assisting with adoption services Sept. 6.

Center Director Janice Rabon said she was very pleased with the donation which will be put to good use.

She said 40 percent of the donation will be utilized for community awareness with the remaining portion for assisting birth mothers who choose adoption.

The money will help pay such thing as housing, transportation and medical expenses, as well as training for nurses and counselors with adoptive services.

Humphrey explained the ARTL is organized statewide through congressional districts.

He is from the first district based in Mountain View.

Although the county currently does not have a chapter, the community promotes adoption.

The money is raised through various means such fish fry's, bake sales and through local church and community organizations.

New Beginnings Pregnancy Help Center opened its doors in 2000 for the express purpose of serving women and families experiencing an unplanned pregnancy.

In May 2007 the Center legally became a medical center, expanding services to offer women the availability of a free limited obstetrical ultrasound.

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