Mayor’s pride at patron role with abuse charity

MAYOR and abuse survivor Eve Rose Keenan told of her pride at becoming a patron of Rotherham Abuse Counselling Service.

Cllr Keenan revealed last May that she had been a victim and was invited by the charity, known as Rothacs, to speak at a celebration event in October.

Now the mayor has agreed to become Rothacs’ second patron, joining MP Sarah Champion.

“It’s an incredible honour and one I will take very seriously and work hard,” said Cllr Keenan, whose abuse ordeal happened 25 years ago, before she came to Rotherham.

“For many years, I had counselling following my abuse and I would like very much to promote counselling and promote Rothacs.”

Read on… http://www.rotherhamadvertiser.co.uk/news/view,mayors-pride-at-patron-role-with-abuse-charity_25647.htm

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