The Advocates for Benzie County held their community forum on Monday night, October 29, at the old Platte River School in Honor. Over 50 people joined the conversations related to the START program, the Dolly Parton Library and recruitment for mentors in the schools. Ingemar Johannson spoke about the ways in which the School might become a public community center. There was also some discussion of the continuing need for affordable housing.
Our advocacy for Benzie is to identify issues that challenge residents of our county in meeting their aspirations for a good quality of life, in investigating areas that need improvement and being proponents and facilitators of solutions.
The Advocates for Benzie County is a group of local people who have joined together to work toward improving a better quality of life for all Benzie County citizens.