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Posted: February 5, 2014 at 5 a.m.

COURTESY PHOTO Daniel and Dayle Shewmaker, from left, Amy Benincosa, Melba Shewmaker and Shari and Lamar Steiger stand with a rendering of the Southern Region National Child Protection Training Center. The event in October 2012 announced a $1.3 million gift from Melba Shewmaker toward the training center’s $3 million capital campaign.

Those waging the war against child abuse and neglect are getting more weapons in their artillery. The Melba Shewmaker Southern Region National Child Protection Training Center at NorthWest Arkansas Community College in Bentonville will celebrate its grand opening Thursday.

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