JUDGE MIKE FELLOWS RECEIVES STATEWIDE AWARD


December 2, 2013


THE CHILDRENS AID SOCIETY OF ALABAMA HAS ANNOUNCED THAT LEE COUNTY FAMILY COURT JUDGE HON.MIKE FELLOWS HAS RECEIVED THE APAC “HEART OF ADOPTION” AWARD FOR

2013. APAC, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS ALABAMA PRE/POST ADOPTION CONNECTIONS IS A STATEWIDE COLLABORATIVE EFFORT BETWEEN THE CHILDRENS AID SOCIETY AND THE ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES THAT AIMS TO RECRUITE AND EMPOWER ADOPTIVE FAMILIES.

THE AWARD WAS PRESENTED TO JUDGE FELLOWS ON NOVEMBER 7, 2013, AT THE “PARTNERING FOR PERMANENCY” COMMUNITY PARTNERS AWARDS BRUNCH, HELD IN MONTGOMERY, ALABAMA. THE AWARD RECOGNIZES JUDGE FELLOWSDEDICATION IN SUPPORTING

THE MISSION OF NURTURING CHILDREN AND STRENGTHENING FAMILIES BY PROVIDING PERMANENCY

FOR ALABAMAS CHILDREN IN FOSTER CARE.

“I’M HONORED TO BE RECOGNIZED FOR THIS AWARD AND GIVE FULL CREDIT TO MY STAFF AND

THE STAFF OF OTHER LOCAL ORGANIZATIONS WHO TRULY CARE ABOUT CHILDREN AND DEDICATE

THEIR TIME TO HELPING THESE CHILDREN REACH THEIR FULL POTENTIAL,” SAYS FELLOWS. “THESE

CHILDREN MAY FIND THEMSELVES IN A BAD SPOT, BUT THEY ALSO FIND THEMSELVES IN A GOOD

PLACE IN LEE COUNTY. THERE ARE FOSTER PARENTS, ADOPTIVE PARENTS, CASA VOLUNTEERS AND

OTHER SUPPORTERS ALL OVER THIS COUNTY WHO MAKE IT THEIR MISSION TO PROTECT THOSE

CHILDREN IN OUR COMMUNITY THAT ARE HURTING. THEY ARE MAKING A VERY REAL DIFFERENCE,

BUT WE STILL NEED MORE.”

FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT APAC, GO TO THEIR WEB PAGE AT

WWW.CHILDRENSAID.ORG/APAC.