Reminder: 2020-21 PREA Membership Fees are now due.
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PREA sends its deepest sympathy to the family of Jim Jordan, 88, former Paulding County superintendent and PREA member, who passed August 22, 2020.
November 1, 2020.... Retired Educators Day
November 10, 2020.... PREA meeting, 10:00am - ZOOM
November 21, 2020.... PREA sponsored Alzheimer's Walk at Paulding Senior Center. Donate online at PREA's Team Page.
Congratulations to 2020 PREA scholarship winners:
Natalie Burns New Georgia ES
Heather Reynolds Northside ES
And to GREA Foundation scholarship winner from Dallas, GA: Margaret Dedman.
Congratulations and big thank you to our newly elected officers for 2020-2021:
President: Gloria King
President-elect: Laura Weiss
Secretary: Dinah Hardeman
Treasurer: Sandy Parson
Also, Congratulations to our 2019-20 award winners:
PREA Volunteer award: Mary Cabe
PREA Leadership award: Retha Tibbitts
At the March meeting. PREA remembered Jerry Hollis and Billy Freeman.
Paulding Helping Hands needs volunteers. If you can give just an hour or two, there are many different duties where you can help. Helping hands has a new clothing center accepting donations and a book donation area for raising funds.
New Quilting circle, organized by Betty Vollenweider, meets 2 Wednesdays each month at her house. Quilts are donated to Disaster Relief organizations. Call Betty if you want to join fun, creative activity that will help others.
PREA gathered for Retired Educator's Day commemoration.
SCRAPBOOK Committee: Betty Vollenweider has completed pages requested by GREA but rest of scrapbook is on hold for this year due to the virus.
Remember our outreach goals:
Paulding Helping Hands. Needs Volunteers...accepting applications NOW.
Need volunteers in the food pantry everyday. We need case managers. Four hours one day a week – we will train and support –
Bring items or $ donations at each meeting.
2020-21 GREA's President's Special Project:
Illness? Death in family?
PREA wants members to know that we care and are there for you. Let Jeaneen Camp know.
Scrapbook Items...SAVE these and we will use next year!
[Note: The Scrapbook committee is open to ALL who are interested in scrapbooking or would like to learn.]
The scrapbook committee needs photos now....Do you have photos of your volunteer activities (can be any group/volunteer activity)?...Do you have photos of any activities that PREA can include in the scrapbook?...Have you received awards or recognitions?... If so, please bring copies of these to the PREA meetings or send to Betty Vollenweider, Committee chair. The scrapbook will be submitted March 2020.