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Escambia Boys Base, operated by AMIkids Pensacola, was honored to receive the President’s Gold Volunteer Service Award, an award given by U.S. President Barack Obama in recognition of helping address pressing needs in our communities and country. This is the second time that the program has received the Service Award, but the first time that the program was recognized at the Gold Level.
The Florida Department of Juvenile Justice Secretary, Christy Daly, recognized the Oil Change Certification program offered by AMIkids Pensacola in DJJ’s weekly newsletter:
Escambia Boys Base, operated by AMIkids Pensacola, was visited by Corry Station Drug Education for Youth (DEFY) program. About 15 youth (ages 9-12), 6 junior mentors (aged 13-16) and 8 adult staff (active duty military mentors) met with our students and staff.
Escambia Boys Base at AMIkids Pensacola was visited today by youth from Mexico. They gave presentation about their lives in Mexico and toured the facility. This visit was sponsored by Gulf Coast Citizen Diplomacy Council and the United States Department of State’s International Visitor Leadership Program.
Recently U.S. Navy Officers visited our young people at AMIkids Pensacola to show their support of our program and mission and spoke to the kids about making goals in life and the importance of working toward those goals. They were actively engaged with the kids and highlighted different options in life, while giving advice about opportunities in the military if our kids chose to pursue a career there.
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