For Hometown News
ST. LUCIE COUNTY -
The Children's Services Council of St. Lucie County was recognized at the chamber of commerce and TD Bank's 28th annual business and industry awards, winning the nonprofit subsidized category.
Businesses in 15 categories won awards for their overall impact on the economic well-being and quality of life for county residents. Judging criteria included community involvement, economic impact, chamber participation and environmental responsibility.
"We are honored to be recognized for our service to the community," said Sean Boyle, executive director of the Children's Services Council of St. Lucie County.
The Children's Services Council of St. Lucie County is an independent district established by voter referendum to fund children's programs to improve the lives of children and families in the community.
Programs funded by the Children's Services Council include Boys and Girls Clubs, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Avenue D Boys Choir, Hibiscus Children's Center and CASTLE.
The Children's Services Council partners with a total of more than 50 programs to provide support to newborns and their parents, quality childcare, after-school activities and resources to strengthen and empower families, reaching more than 30,000 children annually.
For more information, visit www.cscslc.org or call (772) 408-1100.