The Exchange Club of Ridgefield, in accordance with its mission to prevent child abuse, and in observance of April as Child Abuse Prevention Month, will host the Rev. PJ Leopold as its speaker at the club’s monthly meeting on Wednesday, April 19, at 6 p.m. at Bernard’s Restaurant on West Lane. The evening will start with social hour at 6 p.m. and dinner at 6:45.
Leopold will discuss the impact of domestic violence on children. She is in her 16th year as executive director of greater Danbury’s interfaith Association of Religious Communities (ARC), and is a community activist who has opened a food pantry and fought domestic violence. She is the 2013 recipient of the Spirit of Dr. Martin Luther King Ridgefield Community Service Award.