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11-1-11 Grandparents of the Year

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11-1-11 Grandparents of the Year
Don and Debbie Cramer of Cape Coral, have been selected as Grandparents of the Year by the Ol’geta Beckworth Foundation, an organization whose mission is to help grandparents who find themselves in the unexpected situation of returning to parenting; and Whereas: Determined to keep their grandchildren safe from abuse and out of foster care, Don and Debbie are selflessly providing a nurturing, safe and loving environment for their two grandchildren; and Whereas: Returning to the roll of parents, Don and Debbie, have endured tremendous pressure, financial hardship and emotional turmoil but they always believed that no matter what the hardship, God always provides a way; and Whereas: Don and Debbie always make the time to play, go on ice cream outings, read bedtime stories, pray, and give hugs and kisses. They do this without complaint and with an abundance of love for each child; and Whereas: Don and Debbie have given their grandchildren more than a safe and stable home, they have given them what they needed the most, which in a simple word is…LOVE. NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT THE Board of County Commissioners of Lee County, Florida would like to take this opportunity to recognize Don and Debbie Cramer for their unselfish love and steadfast commitment to their family which has earned them the Ol’geta Beckworth Foundation’s Grandparents of the Year Award for 2011. Duly executed this 1st day of November, 2011. BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS LEE COUNTY, FLORIDA