DEFIANCE, OH (Press Release) - Family Service of Northwest Ohio along with Four County Family Center will be presenting its 2013 Family Empowerment Award to Defiance County Child Support Enforcement Agency at its Annual Meeting on Wednesday, October 23, 2013 at 1:00pm at the Belmont Country Club in Rossford, Ohio. Sandra D. Schappert, Director, and Connie Bostelman, Supervisor, will be accepting this award. Press is welcome.
Each year the board and staff of Family Service of Northwest Ohio come together to determine who in our community has exemplified leadership in areas that support our mission of “empowering families to manage life’s challenges. “The Four County Family Center has been fortunate to work for many years with The Defiance County Child Support Enforcement Agency – and Sandra Shappert and Connie Bostelman are clearly a driving force behind the success of our It Takes Two program”, explained James E. Jones, President & CEO of Family Service of Northwest Ohio. Defiance County Child Enforcement Agency has worked for many years along side Four County Family Center’s It Takes Two program to assist fathers in becoming emotionally and financially supportive of their child. The support received by Defiance County Child Enforcement staff has made a great impact on the lives of these fathers and their children. This program is funded by both the Four County ADAMHS Board and the Defiance County United Way.