42 Florida Pool Prosm • February 2022 FSPA CHAPTER NEWS Supporting causes at the state level! During the state Board of Directors meeting January 15 in Gainesville, multiple Chapters and companies showed their support of state programs through their donations. The Florida Swims Foundation will take these donations, get them matched twice and then see the money used for swim lessons locally to where the donation originated through programs like Every Child A Swimmer. The Central Florida Chapter donated $15,000 and the Space Coast Chapter donated $5,000. Through the Build a Pool, Build a Swimmer commitment, donations to Florida Swims Foundation came from Blue Ribbon Pools for $650 and American Pools and Spas for $40,000. The Scholarship Stride received a $1,000 sponsorship from the Florida West Coast Chapter and the funds will support the Margaret M Brown Scholarship Fund. PIPAC received $2,500 from the Florida West Coast Chapter and $1,000 from By the Shore Homes. Thank you to everyone's support of these programs!