Children’s Advocacy Center to host Shimmer of Hope Gala Posted in: News Van Zandt County has been working tirelessly since 2004 to address the issue of childhood abuse and neglect. Dedicated community leaders, led by former VZC District Attorney Leslie Poynter Dixon, gathered together to address child abuse in VZC joining in the national movement to create Children’s Advocacy Centers. This dedicated group assessed ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!