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Page 8C iRepOrter March 14,2018 Monroe County Schools recognized school board members for their service at the March13 board meeting. Pictured, left to right are Stuart Pippin, Eva Bilderback, Phil Walker, Nolen Howard, Judy Pettigrew, J.R Evans, Priscilla Doster. (Photos/Diane Glidewell) Edward Chambliss scenes'people. Edward stripped and waxed, they and Hank Grier were has worked with us 12 become floor specialists. recognized at the March years and Hank is in With nearly 450 acres of 13 Board.of Education his fifth year. Together campuses, they are land- meeting as two Monroe they share the leader- scape specialists. When County Schools employ- ship duties on the sys-winter weather visits, ees who do more than tern maintenance and they become early morn- their job requires. The grounds crew. ing ice removal techni- tribute to them reads: Long before the ath- cians. letes, coaches and spec- Edward and Hank are There is no shortage tators arrive, and longvaluable members of of dedicated employees after they are gone, these our school system fam- working for our school two gentlemen, along ily, not just for the work system. Perhaps those with their crew, make they perform, but for the who work behind the sure our venues are way in which they do scenes are the most dedi- clean and safe for all it. We thank them for cated, because they often events. When equipment their quiet manner and do their jobs unnoticed, has to be relocated from dependable attention to Edward Chambliss one campus to another, details. and Hank Grier are they become movers. two of those "behind the When tiles need to be Pictured, left to right, are Monroe County Schools facilities director Roger Onstott, Ed- ward Chambliss, Hank Grief, BOE chairman Nolen Howard. 1 Reference Point Land Surveying, LLC Boundary Surveys Topographic Surveys FEMA Elevation Certificates Subdivisions ' GPS Control Surveys ALTA / NSPS Land Title Surveys As-Built Surveys Route Surveys FREE QUOTES 25 Years Experience - Residential & Commercial [478-365-9809 ] LSF#001263 David G Bennett, R LS Greg Vinson 478.832.t 0t 8 cell 478.7"14-5013 cell RLS #3122 . referencepointlandsu rveying 5 N. Lee St. Forsyth, GA 31029 888-406-8585 fax Central Georgia EMC Foundation awarded a $1,600 grant to Monroe Reads with Ferst, a chapter of Ferst Readers, Inc. Funds will be used to provide quality, age appropriate books for children, birth to age five, mailed to them at home every month. Recognizing that 61 percent of low-. income families do not have even one age-appropriate book for their child in the home, this early startwill build basic literacy skills and improve school readiness for low-income children. 2his charitable grant is made possi- ble through Central Georgia Electric Membership Corporation customer- owners who elect to have their bills rounded up to the next dollar. The donated amount averages about 50 cents per month for each participat- ing customer-owner. CGEMC Foundation is accept- receives grant from E ing applications, which are available . online at or can be picked up in person at the CGEMC ' office at 923 S. Mulberry St. in Jack- son. Any eligible organizations seek- ing assistance in CGEMC's 14-county service territory are encouraged to apply. Pictured, left to right, Eddie Sheppard, Ferst Volunteer; Charlene Huffman, Ferst Volunteer; Jirah Colbert; Sara Reed, Monroe Reads with Ferst Chair; Joe Reed, Ferst Volunteer; Tracy Brinkman, Monroe County Children's Librarian. WWW,WOW JUMPPAR .CO M Please check our website for availability A Combo Units Slides In~ractives * Water Units Accessories Amusement Rides Concessions eoe FR EE 3 MONTH TR 1 I