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12-17-13 Together We Mean Community

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12-17-13 Together We Mean Community
The purpose of the nomination-based Together We Mean Community program is to recognize those employees who have gone above and beyond their assigned duties to make an outstanding contribution to the Lee County community; and Whereas, the employee selected as the Together We Mean Community award recipient for 4th Quarter is Frank Leon, a Bus Driver who has been employed with the Lee Tran since August of 2010; and Whereas, on Saturday, July 6th while driving his route, Frank witnessed a Lee County resident fall out of his wheelchair in the middle of West First Street; and Whereas, after unsuccessfully attempting to return the citizen to his wheelchair, Frank contacted his department and asked that EMS be dispatched to the scene; and Whereas, while waiting for EMS to arrive and offer assistance, Frank stayed with the citizen and even held an umbrella over him to keep him in the shade on what was a particularly hot day; and Whereas, this single act of compassion clearly represents Frank’s outstanding commitment to provide exemplary service to the citizens and visitors of Lee County on a daily basis; NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED THAT THE Board of County Commissioners of Lee County, Florida does hereby recognize and praise Frank Leon, and congratulate him as the selected employee for the Together We Mean Community program for 4th Quarter, 2012/2013.