(SARASOTA, FL, 08/10/2022)- The Child Protection Center, Inc. (CPC) named Michael Klauber of Michael’s on East CPC’s Community Partner of the year.
Annually, the Child Protection Center awards outstanding community members and business partners for going above and beyond for child abuse victims in Sarasota and DeSoto counties. “Our partnership with Michael and his amazing team at Michael’s On East has been monumental for victims of abuse.” Says Doug Staley, Executive Director of the Child Protection Center. “Michael has been the face of our live auctions year after year, at our signature Blue Ties and Butterflies event. Without Michael and his team, we wouldn’t be able to make such a long-lasting impact. His work and dedication to our mission is lifesaving. “
When presented with the Community Partner of the Year Award, Michael and his wife Terri were moved by this recognition. “I’m always honored to be able to be part of the events that help bring hope to families in our community.” Says Michael “On behalf of all of us at Michael’s on East, we are so proud to be associated with all that goes on to help children at the Child Protection Center.”
Local philanthropist and champion for children and CPC, Graci McGillicuddy spoke highly of Klauber and Michael’s on East for receiving this award. “We are so blessed to have a corporate sponsor who feels the mission of CPC so deeply and provides such incredible support to CPC, to take care of children that need voices for healing and love!”
The Child Protection Center’s mission is the Prevention, Intervention, & Treatment of Child Abuse, as the organization envisions a community where children are safe from abuse and free to thrive. For over 40 years, CPC has been serving Sarasota and DeSoto Counties in the State of Florida, and is accredited by the National Children’s Alliance. For more information on CPC, visit www.cpcsarasota.org or call 941-365-1277.