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1 HOGANSVILLE HOME NEWS- MAY 24, 2001 PAGE IB av arr c-, THANKS - The City of Hogansville has official- one of its top young people for a long string of TOP: Mandy Aldrich is surrounded by (I-r) brother, Brad, Mandy, mother, Cindy and David. Mandy has a love for music as well as in academics, Some of her accomplishments competing at Georgia Tech in the Science Miss Callaway High, Star Valedictorian and Magna Cure Laude. She is also ! with nothing but A's during her middle and high years. Mandy plans on attending LaGrange in the fall and major in Biology, then pursue a Degree in Physical Therapy. She loves to read Bottom photo: Senator Dan Lee con- Mandy Aldrich on her achievements during the The Hogansville City Council presented her with a thanking her for being a role model and repre- so well. Pictured (l-r) are Hogansville St. Clair, Lee, Mandy, and her mother, Cindy. Two Attend Meeting Of Retired Teachers President Ralph Johnson and Mrs. Ida Jones represented the Troup Retired Educators Association during the 43rd Annual Meeting of the Georgia Association of Befired Educators held at the Augusta Radisson Riverfront Hotel, May 8-10. GREA President Geraldine Tilson convened the meeting. Various workshops were held on 1hesday afternoon. These included: Social Security/Medicare, State Health Insurance, Local Unit Presidents, Consumer Fraud and Predatory Lending, Legislative Issues, Elderhostel, and a Scrapbook Workshop. On Tuesday evening during the President's Awards Dinner, TREA received the following awards: A Unit of Excellence, Public Relations, Scholarship, and Scrapbook Participation. Highlights during the first general session on Wednesday included reports by Jeff Ezell (Executive Director for the Teacher Retirement System of Georgia), and Jason Wetzel (Georgia Department of Education) on "Character Education." A volunteer GREA Chorus (of which Ida Jones was a partici- pant) sang during the luncheon and banquet. Also, entertainment was provided by the GREA Barbershop Singers during the awards dinner and breakfast. The Jazz Band from Davidson Fine Arts Magnet High School pre- sented a concert on Wednesday evening following the banquet. GREA spotlighted the follow- ing friends and businesses in Troup County who supported the retired educators financially and in service: Commercial Bank & Trust of Troup County, Rep. Carl Von Epps, Georgia Houses, 131 District, Hunter-Allen-Myhand Funeral Home, Lake-Dunson Robertson Funeral Home, Inc., Mountville Mills, Inc. In Loving Memory of Mr. Stark "Pete" Ellis, Sr. 5-13-10 - 5-25-83 Your smile, your laugh, your love of life, we miss this part of you. But in our hearts we all know, although we camlot see, That you are there looking down on us from a much better place to be. Your memory is so precious to us that you will live in our hearts eternally. Sadly missed by his chil- drem Annette, Wenormh, Stark, dr.,Janie, Marion, Harion, Heidi and grandchildren D Cheatham Gottshall Extra! Read all about the Hogansville Library's Vacation Club Dalmatian, was at Hogansvflle , School on Thursday, in kindergarten fifth grade reported (Some said McSpot a lot like our Youth Debbie Paulsen.) Library newspaper about all the wonder- in June. Registration June 1 at the library. All overdue are returned on June i Would have fines forgiv- is moving into the r for the summer. of McSpot's dog- complete. Come i sched- the activities for the Reading Program. Be library. Don't miss fun this sununer. Read to Me Club" from 6:00 p.m. pajamas (if you ,bear and Then relax and enjoy reads during story time. of the "Career is June 4 at the p.m.  civil service and answers in a are still avail- " drawing is June 21 and $1.00 each at Public Library, Books for Children The $oon- the sooner we books , and Monday, for the Memorial tEI00.E ? GA May 24th 25th May 26th May 28th -8 PM in the this weekend, the tent to AND BE THE % : O g