Page Resident Wins Caring for Children Award

| February 25, 2019

By T. Bowlby • Lake Powell News Network

In April, one of Page’s own will be honored in Flagstaff at the 2019 Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth Conference. Debbie Winlock, the Page Community Service Director will be receiving the Caring for Children Award.

Of 16 nominees only six were chosen this year. We spoke with Virginia Watahomigie, Executive Direction for the Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth, and she was kind enough to provide us some insight as to how Debbie was chosen for this amazing award.

Throughout her time as the Community Service Director, Debbie has built up the library as a place for kids and teens to go for activities after school, on weekends, and during the summer. With few activities outside of school for the local youth, Debbie’s work has been a blessing, with obtaining grants for some of the activities such as cooking classes for teens, and her outside of the box thinking which has brought in Nerf wars after hours at the library. Debbie is also able to identify programs that teens like to attend.

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