||The 8th Annual Flower Launch takes place this afternoon on the Henrietta Dock, Cape Fear River Walk. The venue is sponsored by the New Hanover Community Child Protection Team in recognition of National Child Abuse Prevention Month. The tribute is in honor of people dedicated to promoting child wellbeing. Each flower that is launched into the Cape Fear River represents an individual or agency that has positively impacted the lives of local children. The Flower Launch is free for all, involving great entertainment on-site, flowers provided.