AMBA Advisor LeeAnn Sturtz, TRS Communications Manager Mike Zarem, and GREA President Joe Boland
The South Paulding Middle School Chorus
We were so blessed by the performance of these wonderful young people, led by instructor Amelia Kuhlken! Thank you, Principal Neal!
Happy times at our January Meeting
Presidents Elect Beth Black, Patti Swift, Treasurer Sandy Parson, and Secretary Leah Smith get everyone signed in.
Sharon Pattillo and Ann Vogt are "chillin.'"
Former PREA Presidents (and very good friends!) Gloria King and Barbara Cohran
Frankie Shaw and Gloria King inspect the spread. Our hosts Carol, Cathy, and Sharon were terrific!
Paulette Rakestraw, Joan Champion, Sharon Watford and Susan Lester make for a very happy group.
2023-24 GREA President's Special Project: Toys to Tots ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 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.
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
Illness? Death in family? PREA wants members to know that we care and are there for you. Let Jeaneen Camp know. ______________________________________________________________________
Reminder: 2023-24 PREA Membership Fees are now due. Click here for more information. We reached our GREA membership goal for 2022-2023! Please encourage friends/new retirees to join GREA. They get 1st year PREA membership FREE. ______________________________________________________________ Upcoming Events: October 24th: Field Trip to Flowery Branch to visit the GREA Museum. Cost $25 not including food or gratuities. Check your email or contact Laura Weiss for more info. November 9th: New Officers will take their oaths at our meeting
________________________________________________________________ Updates: Helping Hands needs your donations now. Please consider giving goods and/or $$. Volunteer hours: You no longer need to log your volunteer hours. Just contribute to one of our three Humanitarian Projects: March of Dimes, Paulding Helping Hands, or our support school of the year, Allgood Elementary School.
Georgia Legislative session began January 11. It is more important than ever to monitor and respond if GREA asks support for or against new legislation.
_____________________________________________________________ Our elected officers for 2023-2024 are: President: Laura Weiss President-elect: Patti Swift and Christy Loftin Secretary: Leah Smith Treasurer: Sandy Parson _______________________________________________________________