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Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - May 20, 2014
REVISED May 20, 2014 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #10


Subject
Maria Chavez-Hernandez "Libraries Change Peoples' Lives" Award - Yoshira Castro-Fritz

Briefings
None

Contact and/or Presenter Information

Ava Ehde, Library Services Manager, Neighborhood Services Department, ext. 6301

Kevin Beach, Operations Manager, Central Library, Neighborhood Services Department, ext. 6325



Action Requested
Present Yoshira Castro-Fritz, head librarian at Palmetto Library, with the Maria Chavez-Hernandez "Libraries Change Peoples' Lives" Award

Enabling/Regulating Authority
 

Background Discussion

Named in honor of Florida State University's Dr. Maria Chavez-Hernandez, the purpose of this award is to recognize an individual library employee who has made a demonstrably positive and big difference in the lives of Florida's library users. The Florida Library Association (FLA) created this award to honor Dr. Chavez-Hernandez and to perpetuate the dynamic spirit of her work in expanding the opportunities of information access to underserved and immigrant populations.

Yoshira Castro-Fritz will attend the Board meeting to accept this award.



County Attorney Review
Not Reviewed (No apparent legal issues)

Explanation of Other


Reviewing Attorney
N/A

Instructions to Board Records
None

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name
n/a

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs
n/a


Attachment:  Maria-Chavez Hernandez Award.pdf