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Page 8C March 20, 2019 /R orter i At a recent Forsyth-Monroe County Rotary meeting, Mary Persons Educator Marcy Sanders introduced Melinda Dennis, Department of Cor- rections, and Atiesa King, Department of Education. Dennis gave a compre- hensive overview of Department of Corrections, and King briefed Rotar- ians on the Twelve for Life Program. This intensive program gives stu- dents real life skills. Several Mary Persons students gave short talks on the success of the program and the difference it has made in their lives. Pictured are Sanders, King and Dennis with "Twelve for Life Program" students. e e i StateFarm" Charlie Pelt, Agent 12 E Johnston St. Forsyth, GA 31029 478-994-9600 Charlie@ForsythGAlnsuran( Auto - Home - Life Medicare Supplement. Vehicle Loans. Mortgages Call for a quote today! :Save up to 40%! DELICIOUS MEXICAN MENU Great variety of dishes to ohoose from! We Serve all your favorite beverages too! SPECIALS: rgarita Special- all Lime On the Rocks- Two for One Bud- Draft $2 EAT IN or CARRY OUT! 478-993-2266 We are located next door to the Red Roof Inn 480 Holiday Circle, Forsyth, GA 31029 Above left, Carrie Owen of the Anchor of Hope Foundation presented an overview of the organization and its mission to the Forsyth-Monroe County Rotary Club. Anchor of Hope programs include Supplemental Care Scholarships-($250 sup- plements for services and equipment not covered by insurance), Parents' Night Out-(3 hours of care for a special-needs child - includes arts and crafts - first Friday of each month), Autism Awareness Festival (last Saturday in April to promote awareness and disability awareness-includes crafts, 5K race, family fun run, entertainment), and the Anchor of Hope Golf Tournament with proceeds used to fund programs and development. Owen concluded with an appeal for volunteers and support. Pictured, left to right, are Owen and Barbara Dean, Rotary President. Above right, Local State Farm Agent, Tommy Johnston, presented the latest in Insurance trends to the Forsyth-Monroe County Rotary Club. Among his comments were accolades to his predecessor Isabelle Waldrep Tanner for her professionalism in representing and preparing clients for life's expected and unexpected events. Pictured are Johnston and Rotary President Barbara Dean. e Caldwell Veterinary Hospital, LLC e (Next to Hobby Lobby and Cox Cable). Mattresses As Low As $99 Cool Gel Memory Foam starting at $299 Adjustable bases starting at $499 0% Interest Financing and No Credit Needed. Financing Available! Free Delivery & Setup on purchases over $499 r i i i i i i i i i i i I i i 11 2 FREE Pillows lust for to See Our New Location. Must bring coupon or ad m to the store. Macon Bed and Mattress 5011 Riverside Drive, Macon, GA, Next to Hobby Lobby and Cox Cable Mary Persons Literary Team is the 2-AAAA Liter- ary Region Champion. Sev- eral students took indi- vidual honors in the Region Literary Competition: Region Champion in Humorous Interpretation: Abby Hodges Region Champion in Dra- matic Interpretation: Chase Hester Region Champions in Trio: Abby Hodges, Emily Butler Caldwell, D VM 951 Hwy 41 South Forsyth, GA 31029 Preventative Medicine including vaccines, flea,tick and heartworm medications. Comprehensive medical management, including diabetes and heart disease Surgery Boarding Tl~e S~,3nflard Of V~eri~ry Ex~IIence ATTENTION HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS AND UNDER GRADUATE STUDENTS: The Estates of Gilbert A. Banks, Jr. and Bera Denham Banks have gifted assets anticipated at approximately $2.0 million to fund The Banks Scholarship Trust. Wells Fargo Bank serves as Trustee with selections admin- istered by the Scholarship committee of the Forsyth United Methodist Church, Robert L. HarMs, Chairman. Scholarships funded by the Banks Scholarship Trust are currently being accepted for the 2019-2020 school year and will be awarded to eligible students based on academic merit and/or financial need who have lived in Monroe County for a period of two years at the time of application. This financial award will provide for expenses of an undergraduate degree to attend a fully accredited, tax exempt, four-year College or University in the United States. Application form and detailed requirements may be obtained from Deadline for submission is 5:00 p.m. on March 22, 2019 Joseph and Stephanie Nix Region Champion in Domestic Extemporaneous Speaking: Taylor Jordan Region Champion in Rhe- torical Essay: Baxter Berlin ; 2nd place in Boys Solo: , Charles Dean 2nd place in Duo Inter- pretation: Tim Clements , and Natalie Pippin 3rd place in Quartet: I Charles Dean, Jordan Shepherd, James Smith and Richard Smith 4th place Girls Solo: Stephanie Nix ,; 4th place in Argumenta- i tive Essay: Elizabeth Ben- nett 4th place in Intemational Extemporaneous Speaking: Anthony Kerr Mong with accompany- ing team members Grant Mitchell, Luka Rice, Cayton Sink, Liam Spence, Emmy Tane, Destiny Thompson, and James Wright, Mary Persons earned enough total points to daim the Region ,] Champi hip tiff "* ons e. The faculty members associated with the team ', are coordinator and coach Mr. Hemandez, coach Ms. Spires and Ms. Loft Green- and accompanist Mr. Terry Clopton. The Trio, Rhetorical Essa . Humorous Interp Dra- matic Interp. and Domestic : Extemp. winners advanced m to the Georgia High School *l Association AAAA State " Literary Competition at J Veterans High School on Saturday, March 16. j "'i