A Resolution from Lake County

RESOLUTION

         WHEREAS, MEHMET FATIN (FRED) BAKI has founded and is   
President of Cottage Education Corp., a non-profit literacy 
center in Mount Dora; and 
         WHEREAS, for the past two years, this center has  
provided free tutoring services to more than five hundred
students, helping them learn to read, speak English, or prepare
for tests for high school equivalency diplomas; and 
         WHEREAS, the Mount Dora center is kept open twelve hours
a day, seven days a week, with evening classes also  offered two
days a week in both Clermont and Mascotte; and  
         WHEREAS, these services are provided with a staff  
consisting of one hundred and one State certified volunteers,
many of whom are retirees who are college educated and former
teachers, and 
         WHEREAS, Mehmet Fatin {Fred) Baki has recently been 
recognized by President George Bush for his outstanding and
exemplary service to his community.
         NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of County    
Commissioners of Lake County, Florida, that:
         Section 1. The Board of County Commissioners does hereby
wish to express appreciation to Mehmet Fatin (Fred) Baki  for his
dedication and community spirit in helping to educate Lake
County's under-educated citizens.  
         Section 2. The Board of County Commissioners hereby
wishes to commend and congratulate Mehmet Fatin (Fred) Baki for
being recognized by President Bush as the 797th "Dally Point of
Light" for the Nation.   
         Section 3.  A copy of this Resolution shall be spread 
upon the minutes of this meeting and a copy delivered to  Mehmet
Fatin (Fred) Baki.
         Section 4. This Resolution shall take effect upon 
adoption.
PASSED AND ADOPTED this 23rd day of June, 1992. 

ATTEST:                        
MICHAEL J. BAKICH, CHAIRMAN
BOARD OF COUNTY
COMMISSIONERS                                                     
LAKE COUNTY, FLORIDA

JAMES C. WATKINS, CLERK  
      
APPROVED AS TO FORM AND
LEGAL SUFFICIENCY

ANNETTE STAR LUSTGARTEN
COUNTY ATTORNEY                



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