A RESOLUTION BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF PASCO COUNTY, FLORIDA, CONGRATULATING THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF FEEDING PASCO'S ELDERLY, INC. FOR THEIR CONTINUED EFFORTS IN SERVING PASCO COUNTY'S SENIOR CITIZENS
WHEREAS, with generous support from partners and community leaders, the fundraising events held by Feeding Pasco's Elderly, Inc. (FPE) on August 25, 2017 in Dade City, and October 11, 2017 in New Port Richey, were a true success; and
WHEREAS, the two events raised a total of $45,978.00 net proceeds to help fight food insecurity and hunger of the senior population in Pasco County; and
WHEREAS, in addition to the donations raised by the fundraising events, Feeding Pasco's Elderly, Inc. will contribute an additional $70,000 to the Pasco County Senior Services Division; $50,000 of these funds were awarded to FPE by the Broadrick Foundation and $20,000 were awarded to Feeding Pasco's Elderly by a United Way grant; and
WHEREAS, the funds raised by Feeding Pasco's Elderly, Inc. will assist the Pasco County Senior Services Division in reducing the wait-list for meal services, with the goal that no senior living in Pasco County will ever be concerned about where their next meal will come from; and
WHEREAS, our community recognizes that each dollar raised in support of Pasco County Senior Services Division makes a difference in seniors' lives and the lives of those that care for them; and
WHEREAS, the members of the Board of Directors at Feeding Pasco's Elderly, Inc., continue to bestow their gift of serving others in our community through reaching out to those in need, making a difference with their talents, and being a part of something greater than themselves.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of County Commissioners of Pasco County, Florida, that said Board hereby wishes to extend its gratitude and recognition to Feeding Pasco's Elderly, Inc., for their continued efforts in serving the community, providing services and funding for citizens in need, and improving the quality of life within our community.
DONE AND RESOLVED in regular session with a quorum present and voting this 21st day of August, 2018
A RESOLUTION BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF PASCO COUNTY, FLORIDA, RECOGNIZING NICOLE "NIKKI" HAYES FOR HER EXCEPTIONAL WORK WITH FEEDING PASCO'S ELDERLY.
WHEREAS, Feeding Pasco's Elderly (FPE) was formed in 2014 with the mission of securing supplemental tunding for Pasco County Senior Services to provide nutritious meals to our food insecure senior citizens: and
WHEREAS, since its inception, Ms. Hayes has served a vital role in FPE's success; and
WHEREAS, Nikki's organizational and marketing finesse have resulted in several extremely successful FPE fundraising events; and
WHEREAS. Ms. Hayes took on the challenge of managing the Land O'Lakes Senior Center Commercial Kitchen project with $250,000 in state legislative funding; and
WHEREAS, Nikki also manages all aspects of grants from United Way, the Broadrick Family Foundation, and others to ensure funding is secured and distributed to support the nutrition needs of our
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of County Commissioners of Pasco County, Florida, that said Board wishes to extend their gratitude and recognition to Nicole "Nikki Hayes for her extraordinary work with Feeding Pasco's Elderly and her dedication to our senior neighbors.
DONE AND RESOLVED in regular session with a quorum present and voting this 21st day of August, 2018.