December 2022

Community Voice

News, announcements and updates from the Escambia Children's Trust 

The Escambia Children's Trust Grants Committee will reconvene four times in January and February 2023 to review the 29 out-of-school-time proposals that received the highest scores during the committee's initial November 28 meeting.

Agendas, meeting locations and Zoom links for all four meetings can be found by clicking the button below. Please note that all ECT meetings are open to the public, and these four meetings each have their own Zoom link.

Visit our calendar to view the Grants Committee schedule
Out-of-School Time

ECT Welcomes Richard Stone

ECT is pleased to welcome Richard "Rick" Stone to our team as our new Program and Research Coordinator. Rick has extensive experience with community outreach, recruiting for grant-funded research, health education, GIS analysis, and epidemiological investigations. He is a recent graduate from the University of West Florida’s public health master’s program in addition to his degrees in human nutrition and applied geospatial information systems.

Rick is excited to bring his experience and research to his new position at the Escambia Children’s Trust, where his primary responsibility will be to collect and analyze data, ensuring that the Trust’s mission is fulfilled. In his free time Richard enjoys travelling, cooking, and watersports!

Extended Through December 29:

Search for New Board Members

We are still seeking applications from county residents to serve on the Escambia Children’s Trust oversight board. We have two seats opening due to Pastor Lonnie Wesley III and Dr. Rex Northup’s terms expiring this year.  

Please help us spread the word about this exciting board leadership opportunity. Click the button below to apply today through the Board of County Commissioners application portal!

Apply to Serve on the ECT Board of Directors

Wishing You a Wonderful Holiday!

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