People Making a Difference
Oldsmar, FL, January 4, 2015 – Scott Nixon, Bookkeeper, Florida Joint Care Institute, has become the new Vice Chairperson of the Oldsmar Cares Board of Directors. Nixon was appointed to the position on November 10, 2014 during the fourth quarter Board meeting. He is a Pantry Team Leader and has served on the Board as Secretary/Treasurer since 2013. “I really enjoy having a supporting role in the organization,” said Nixon. “Helping others, whether it is directly or indirectly, is a very rewarding experience.” The Oldsmar Cares Board would like to thank Dan Saracki, owner, ImpactGrafx for his year of service as the Oldsmar Cares Vice Chairperson, Sheila Manny, Oldsmar Cares Pantry Coordinator, for her year of service as an Oldsmar Cares Board Member, and Suzanne Vale, nurse, LifePath Hospice, for her 5 years of service as an Oldsmar Cares Board Member and 2 years of service as an Oldsmar Cares Gala co-Chair. New to the Board of Directors are: Michelle Baldwin, long-time volunteer for Oldsmar Cares who is the co-Chair for the 5th Annual Wine & Food Gala; Eric Allen, coordinator of the Oldsmar Businesses Holiday Food Drive for the past 6 years; and Ira Berger, DDS, who provides dental services for Oldsmar Cares clients. All three were elected to two-year terms beginning January 1, 2015. About Oldsmar Cares: Oldsmar Cares is a 501(c)(3) all-volunteer organization with a mission to provide stopgap rent and utility assistance, a food pantry, and a clothes closet – all at no cost – to those in need in the greater Oldsmar area. Oldsmar Cares is located at 163 State Road 580 West, Oldsmar.