County Commissioners have issued a Proclamation declaring Nov. 9-16 Highlands County Week of the Family. This is the fourth year that the commissioners have set aside a week to pay tribute to families, and we salute the board for again recognizing the importance of family.
Impetus for the proclamation came from Bette Prine, founder and chair of Highlands County Week of the Family. “In today’s busy, technological world filled with so many outside distractions, it’s easy for family members to be pulled in many different directions. We don’t want families to lose sight of the importance of spending quality time together,” she said.
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