Scott LaMar
Scott LaMar, Smart Talk Host, witf 89.5
Kristine Sorensen
Kristine Sorensen, Anchor, KDKA-TV
Miss Pennsylvania 2018 - Kayla Repasky
Miss Pennsylvania 2018

Join PFSA, state and local leaders, sponsors, volunteers, Champions for Safe Kids, and the media for our award-winning tributes in April – Child Abuse Prevention Month!

Together, we will #ProtectPAKids and ensure that every child grows and thrives in communities free from abuse and neglect.

March 30, 2019

PA Blue Ribbon Flag-Planing Ceremony

Third & State Streets, Harrisburg

8:15 a.m. Volunteer Registration

8:45 a.m. Planting Ceremony

April 3, 2019

PA Blue Ribbon Champions for Safe Kids Awards Ceremony

PA State Capitol Rotunda, Harrisburg

10:30 a.m. Youth Musical Performances

11 a.m. Awards Ceremony

Emcee – Scott LaMar

Special Guest - Miss Pennsylvania 2018 Kayla Repasky

April 10, 2019

PA Blue Ribbon Flag-Planting and Champions Awards Ceremony

One Oxford Centre, Pittsburgh

8 a.m. Flag Planting

10 a.m. Awards Ceremony

Emcee – Kristine Sorensen



Blue Ribbon Winner Jen Spry, RN

Jen Spry, RN

Philadelphia, PA

Jen is a child sexual assault survivor who now teaches young people how to be safe online and advocates for an end to child sex trafficking.

Blue Ribbon Winner Darryl Gibbs

Darryl Gibbs

Ephrata, PA

Darryl is a father who lost a baby daughter to Shaken Baby Syndrome and now teaches parents about the dangers of SBS.

Blue Ribbon Winner Joyce Seitz

Joyce Seitz

York, PA

Joyce is a proud grandmother and a 17-year volunteer for the parent-support group at Children’s Aid Society-The Lehman Center.

Blue Ribbon Winner Megan King

Megan King

West Chester, PA

Megan is a Chester County deputy district attorney who prosecutes child abuse cases and is a key member of the Multi-Disciplinary Team.

Blue Ribbon Winner Jo Ciavaglia

Jo Ciavaglia

Levittown, PA

Jo's reporting for The Bucks County Courier Times and the Intelligencer has led to substantive legislative changes to better protect children.