Gov. Charlie Crist: Blessings bestowed on us at Thanksgiving

Photo for Headline Surfer / Florida Gov. Charlie Crist's weekly message for Nov. 26, 2008.
 
By GOV. CHARLIE CRIST
For Headline Surfer

TALAHASSEE, Fla. -- Dear Friends, This week we celebrate the many things we as Floridians – and Americans – have to be grateful for.

God has bestowed many blessings upon our state, giving us opportunity and hope for the future.

Last week, I had the pleasure of announcing $10 million in grants to repair and maintain 19 senior centers around the state, including funds for construction of new senior centers. Senior citizens contribute so much to our state and I ampleased our state is giving back to them by funding the centers that play anessential role in their overall health and community involvement. The grants will help the centers continue to provide the essential services that add totheir independence and well-being.

I am proud to have announced this week that our state is continuously increasing the number of children in state care being placed in loving, permanent homes. I am gratefulfor the hard work and commitment of the adoption agencies and families that continue to make this possible.It is appropriate that during the National Month of Adoption we are observing a holiday that reminds us to be thankful for all that we have.

As we celebrate Thanksgiving, let us remember we have countless opportunities to give back to our fellow Floridians. We should all work together in service to our communities, never taking for granted the many blessings that we hold dear. May God bless each and every family and the great state of Florida.

As we celebrate Thanksgiving, let us remember we have countless opportunities to give back to our fellow Floridians. We should all work together in service to our communities, never taking for granted the many blessings that we hold dear. May God bless each and every family and the great state of Florida.

This message was sent by the Office of Governor Charlie Crist
400 South Monroe St. The Capitol, LL05,
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0001
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Notes from the Capitol Gov. Charlie Crist Florida Gov. Charlie Crist writes a weekly column available to media outlets from his press office. Headline Surfer (NSBNews.net (2008-2012) publishes Gov. Crist's message.