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11-9-10 Grandparent of the Year

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11-9-10 Grandparent of the Year
Mae Williams is raising five grandchildren with skill, tact, and soft-spoken guidance. She provides stability and a healthy home life for these children even as she has faced her own health challenges; and Whereas: Ms. Williams finds time and energy to help her grandchildren grow into upstanding young people even when she has had to run the household from her hospital bed. She does this with love and respect for each child, without complaint, and with an abundance of faith; and Whereas: Returning to the roll of parent, Ms. Williams has worked under tremendous pressure, under financial hardship and emotional turmoil but with great determination and unconditional love. NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT THE Board of County Commissioners of Lee County, Florida would like to take this opportunity to recognize Mae Williams for her unselfish love and steadfast commitment to her family and community which have earned her the Ol’geta Beckworth Foundation’s Grandparent of the Year Award for 2010. Duly Executed this 9th day of November 2010.