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Be a HERO Resource Fair

August 8, 2015

What an incredible turn out at our 3rd Annual Be a HERO Back to School Resource Fair! We had over 400 people there! We have many to thank for making it a success! Thank you City of Longwood and Director of Leisure Services Chris Capizzi for your amazing collaboration and for allowing us to use space in your wonderful city!  We had games and prizes, activities for the youth, school supplies, resources for families, and a live DJ!


Encourage &



Great big thanks to our sponsors of this year's Be a HERO!

Your sponsorship and support made this event a fun and memorable day for the youth and families that attended.

Youth Activities Sponsor

Presenting Sponsor

Dunkman Paint & Wallcovering

DJ Sponsor

Thanks so much for the generous donations!

We really had some great ones this year!

Gatorade supplied us with 31 cases of Gatorade. McDonald's donated ice cream coupons to hand out to the youth in attendance. Publix donated a gift card which purchased our snacks for the day. SeaWorld donated 4 tickets plus 4 tickets to Aquatica. CBCCFL donated tote bags.

Thank you to all the vendors that came out!

Big Bear Behavioral Health

Boys Town

Chrysalis Health

CHS Healthy Families Program

Department of Health Seminole County

DJJ Circuit 18


Enroll America

Girl Scouts of Citrus

Molina Healthcare

Pamela Rowe, MA CCC-SLP, LLC

Seminole County Public Schools

Seminole Prevention Coalition

The Grove

University Behavioral Center

Visions TCM

Wils Tae Kwon Do

Wraparound Seminole

Youth MOVE

The day would not have been possible without all of our fabulous volunteers!

Thank you Maria Chiantello from The Grove, Cheryl Pry from Children's Home Society & Jennifer Bero from CBCCFL for taking time to help coordinate and plan for the event. We know how very busy you all are and the time you took to help is much appreciated! Thank you Verlese Pender & Youth MOVE - you are AWESOME!
Special thanks to Michael Pry for photographing the day's activities, Kohl's for allowing their 5 employees to help out at the event, and DJ Nicki-C for the music! You guys were great!
Your hard work is greatly appreciated!
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