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Posted: Monday, February 11, 2013 5:00 am

VERO BEACH — Dennis Bartholomew, Camp Haven CEO, proudly announced its 2013 Executive Board of Directors.

Meet their board: Lalita Janke was recently voted as the new Board President of Camp Haven, Inc. She’s been an integral part of many organizations and non-profits over the years.

Currently, she sits on the advisory Board of the College of Arts and Letters at Florida Atlantic University, Co-chair of Food Relief International/Servants of Charity, President of the East Florida Chapter, United States National Committee for UN Women, and President of the Substance Awareness Center of Indian River County.

Lalita was born in Goa, India and was educated in missionary boarding schools in North and Central India. She has been in the U.S. since 1967 graduating in 1978 from Nova Southeastern University with a B.S. in Communications.

Jim Beckley, a former Vice-President of the Source Board of Directors and a long-standing member of Central Assembly of God, was named Vice President of Camp Haven’s Board. He’s owned and operated Rivergold, Inc., a citrus business since 1976, also serving on the board of Life for Youth Ranch in Vero Beach, and The Love Center, a drug and alcohol rehabilitation facility located in Ft. Pierce. Jim graduated in 1973 from Western Kentucky University which he attended on a golf scholarship.

Jim Schorner, Secretary/Treasurer, has resided in Indian River County for 25 years. He has practiced law and worked as a CPA for more than 30 years. He’s a member of the Florida Bar, the Florida Institute of CPAs, and the Planned Giving Council of Indian River.

He also serves as the Treasurer of Alzheimer’s Parkinson Association of Indian River County. Jim is a member of King’s Baptist Church. He holds degrees in accounting from Westminster College in New Wilmington, PA, and is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

“This program is about transformation and second chances,” said Dennis Bartholomew.

Camp Haven, a 501(c)3 non-profit is positioned to provide supportive living opportunities for Indian River County men and women seeking to rise out of homelessness.

For more information, please contact Dennis Bartholomew at (772) 913-5644.

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