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Hello Florida Friend, April 2008
Devereux Ready to Break Ground for New Shelter
April 25th will be a special day for the Devereux Residential Treatment Center in the Pine Hills neighborhood of Orlando, FL. Through the generous support of our donors, as well as the support of The Master Custom Builder Council (MCBC), new construction will begin for an emergency shelter building on campus. This much needed space will allow Devereux to provide a temporary home for children who have been removed from their homes due to allegations of abuse and neglect.

Join us at 9:00 a.m. on Friday, April 25th as we “turn the dirt” on the building of our emergency shelter! RSVP for this event to

Special thanks to:
Jones Clayton ConstructionMaster Custom Builder Council
Hofmeister Design and Construction
April is Autism Awareness Month
Autism AwarenessAutism Awareness Month, celebrated every year in April, provides an opportunity for families, friends and local communities to raise public awareness about autism. It is sponsored by the Autism Society of America (ASA). Individuals and communities can get involved by participating in activities sponsored by their local ASA chapter or by promoting services related to autism. More >>

Helping Children with Autism and Their Families: Meeting the Need in Central Florida
Dancers step up for Devereux
Children at Devereux Florida in Viera will benefit from the passion and hard work of dancers from the Dussich Imperial Dance Company. Full Story >>
Tina Smith Appointed the Campus Administrator of Devereux Florida
Tina Smith has been appointed as the administrator of the Devereux Florida Viera Campus. Smith has been with Devereux since 2002, in her last position as director of the intensive residential treatment center on campus. Prior to this role, Smith was with Devereux from 1988 -1995 as a clinician. Full Story >>
Suntree United Methodist Church Continues to Support Devereux Children
For many years Suntree United Methodist Church (SUM) has been supporting the children of Devereux. One ministry group at SUM, called “Lydia Circle,” has made hundreds of handmade quilts for the children in the Brevard county programs and has supported Devereux through monetary donations to ensure our children experienced a joyous holiday. Patty Hurst, assistant director of development, describes this group of women as “individuals who can always be counted on to support the local community, and Devereux is privileged to be a beneficiary of their good works.”

To learn more about SUM, visit
Making a Difference

Devereux Florida & You Making a DifferenceAs a supporter of Devereux Florida, you will be helping the children, adults and families with special needs by fostering their human potential. Help us continue to bring comfort and hope to those who need our special services.

Ways you can make a difference:
Evan Cline - Christmas GiftTwo gentlemen from the Philadelphia area, one of whom had a long ago connection with Devereux, wrote a song titled "Christmas Gift," which was recorded by a high school student from Swarthmore, PA. The gentlemen asked if they could donate a portion of the proceeds from the sale of the "Christmas Gift" to Devereux.

  • If you are interested in purchasing "Christmas Gift," to upload to your iPod, visit Search word: Evan Cline Christmas Gift
  • If you would like to preview the song before buying it, visit
In This Issue
> Devereux Shelter Ready to Break Ground
> April is Autism Awareness Month
> Dancers step up for Devereux
> Tina Smith Appointed the Campus Administrator of Devereux Florida
> Suntree United Methodist Church Continues to Support Devereux Children
> Making a Difference
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