May 2015 officially recognized as Drowning Prevention Month by Collier County’s Board of Commissioners!

To coMembers of the Collier County Drowning Prevention Task Force receiving County Proclamationmmemorate May as National Drowning Prevention Month, the Board of County Commissioners for Collier County designated a proclamation at their May 26th meeting.

This proclamation recognized our continued efforts to combat the leading external cause of death for children ages 1 to 4 in Collier County, highlighting both the SWIM Central and “Kids Don’t Float” Lifejacket Loaner campaigns.

In addition to proclaiming May 2015 as “Drowning Prevention Month” in Collier County, the Board of County Commissioners previously
approved a 20% summer discount on Level 1 swim lessons for children 5 and under for all county facilities.

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