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Children’s Home Society of Florida Welcomes Gil Ziffer to Statewide Board of Directors

July 12, 2021

Tallahassee, Fla. (July 12, 2021) — Children’s Home Society of Florida (CHS) has appointed Former Tallahassee City Commissioner Gil Ziffer to its statewide Board of Directors. Ziffer, a Tallahassee resident, is owner and president of Ziffer Stanberry Strategic Communications. He has more than three decades of experienced leadership in marketing and public relations consulting. Ziffer […]

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Children’s Home Society of Florida Welcomes Davicka Thompson to Statewide Board of Directors

July 12, 2021

West Palm Beach, Fla. (July 12, 2021) — Children’s Home Society of Florida (CHS) has appointed Davicka Thompson to its statewide Board of Directors. Thompson is Founder and CEO of Thompson Creative Collective, Inc.  She has served the children and families of the Palm Beach County community for more than 8 years with the Children’s […]

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Children’s Home Society of Florida Welcomes Dr. Kristie Wallace to its Statewide Board of Directors

June 29, 2021

St. Petersburg, Fla. (June 29, 2021) — Children’s Home Society of Florida (CHS) has appointed Dr. Kristie Wallace, PHARMD to its statewide Board of Directors. Wallace is a St. Petersburg resident and licensed pharmacist and Medical Science Liaison in the pharmaceutical industry where she serves as a leader in building relationships to improve patient care […]

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Building equity in education requires commitment and partnership | Guestview

June 23, 2021

The past year presented us with a break in the normal order of society – a chance for us to look at what, and who, makes our society strong, and to establish a new social equilibrium. It also forced us to see where gaps must be filled to strengthen our communities. We’ve seen how complex […]

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Accessible Mental Health Counseling for Kids | River City Live

June 4, 2021

Though Mental Health Awareness Month ended in May, the conversations should never stop. Children’s Home Society of Florida (CHS), a national leader in trauma-informed care, has been serving children and families in this community since their founding in 1902. CHS counselors help kids, teens, families and individuals to cope with heightened stress, anxiety and other […]

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Children’s Home Society of Florida Welcomes former State Representative Doug Wiles to its Statewide Board of Directors

June 2, 2021

St. Augustine, Fla. (June 2, 2021) — Children’s Home Society of Florida (CHS) has appointed former State Representative Doug Wiles to its statewide Board of Directors. Wiles is the President of Herbie Wiles Insurance and a resident of St. Augustine. In 2004, he completed eight years as a member of the Florida House of Representatives, […]

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Children’s Home Society of Florida Welcomes Tracey Bracco to its Statewide Board of Directors

June 2, 2021

Orlando, Fla. (June 2, 2021) — Children’s Home Society of Florida (CHS) has appointed Tracey Bracco to its statewide Board of Directors. Bracco is an Attorney with CNL Financial Group. She is licensed to practice law in Florida and is a member of the Florida Bar Association and the Association of Corporate Counsel. Prior to […]

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COVID’s mental health crisis continues, but there is hope.

May 27, 2021

Like many others, I am finally seeing a light at the end of our exhausting, collective COVID-19 tunnel. While this is a welcome feeling of relief, I’ve come to realize that it’s important to recognize that this sense of hope is a blessing not equally allotted to everyone in our community. Many families—especially those hovering […]

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C.A. Weis Elementary, A Community Partnership School Becomes First School in Florida to Achieve Full Affirmation from UCF

May 21, 2021

Pensacola, Fla. (May 21, 2021) – C.A. Weis Elementary, A Community Partnership School has become the first school in Florida to become a fully affirmed UCF-Certified Community Partnership School. The first of its kind in the Panhandle, the Community Partnership School is a long-term commitment among Children’s Home Society of Florida, Community Health Northwest Florida, […]

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Nonprofit executive empowers Black students to excellence

February 19, 2021

Shining a Light: A series of stories for Black History Month highlighting people making a difference today in Central Florida’s Black community. As a teenager, Jarvis Wheeler worked 30 hours a week at a restaurant while balancing schoolwork and sports at Dr. Phillips High School. “It was empowering for me to stand on my own,” […]

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