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Page 2B e Forest Resource Consultants, a business with lots of Monroe County ties, has been named the 2019 Consulting Forester of the Year by the national Forest Landowners Association. 'Ibis prestigious award is presented to a consultant who not only excels at managing forestland but also exhibits leadership for private landowners outside of their busi- ness operations. "Forest Resource Consultants has partnered with the For- est Landowners Association as a member for 25 years and provided invaluable assistance through collaborating on tax and policy issues that benefit all private landowners" said Scott Jones, CEO of the Forest Land- owners Association. "We're honored to receive recognition of our company's efforts in shaping forest policy" said David Foil, President of For- est Resource Consultants (FRC). "For almost 50 years, our goal has been to be good stewards of the land and assist ourclients in leaving a positive legacy for future generations." FRC is headquartered in Macon. Many of its employees live in or have ties to Mon- roe County, and the company contracts with many Monroe County businesses to complete its mission. FRC manages over 2.2 mil- lion acres of forestland across the Southeast, utilizing a team of highly-qualified foresters, specialists and support staff committed to helping clients achieve optimal growth and value, while conserving water and soil resources, ensuring environmental quality, and protecting wildlife that depend on the forests in which they live. FRC has field offices in Atlanta, Lumpkin, Rome, and Waycross, Ga.; Diboll, Jasper, Nacogdoches, and Silsbee, Texas; Picayune and Quitman, Miss. and Arkadel- phia, Ark. More information on FRC and its various landowner services can be found at www. The national Forest Landown- ers Association has members ranging from large forest busi- nesses whose land has been in Accepting the Consulting Forester of the Year award on behalf of Forest Resource Consultants are, left to right, Larry Grace, Phil Smith, Brian Stone, David Foil, Jason Little, Jeff Newsome and Richard Humphries. their families for generations to those who have become forest landowners because they view forests as a long-term invest- ment. The Forest Landowners Association is the only national representative of the economic interests of family forest land- owners and their unique natural resource assets. FLA is com- mitted to preserving America's tradition of private forest owner- ship, promoting the importance of forest resources, and securing a legacy that can be passed to the next generation. More informa-: tion at www.forestlandowners. com. Better Hometown Director of Eagle estl of up come an annual eve . prayer prolect, cemus the am, Jay About 35 ~nroe County get Itve at a ~ ~ b~ Vulcan Industries. ~ago. in ~ng quick care to a stroke ~im and ~ng the caller Walmart calm. Laurie, James and John Pippin of Mon- roe County visited Washington, D.C. and took their hometown newspaper along. Left to right, John, Laurie and James are pictured in the East Room of the White House on July 16. The famous portrait of President George Washington that was saved from fire by First Lady Dolley Madison can be seen in the background. ! II in oon- sots Dr. PoH~ 5mid~ Apprecio~ ~~es. is Linda a~ ~ Je~ a~ July 24 July 26 July 28 July 30 Jay McLuen Mr. & Mrs. ButchKeith Parks Jason Tyler Ed- Brian Merritt Copelan Brenda Caldwell wards Jr. Danny Hunt Jr. Mr. & Mrs. Stephen Butch Copelan Kendall White July 27 Cox Cassie Davis Cody Music July 25 Kris Whitehead July 29 July 31 Phil & Dana Ham Trey Webb Erica Elsberry Fred Dungan Gerald PritchettJay & Pam Pat- Cooper Jenkins Eli Whitehead terson A matd e on in~~ $5,900 ment whde ng as a subcontractor county. to aid ~ ~ ease~ This leak at what Monroe Couniy residents were reading in the Reporter 30, 20 and 10 years ago this week is breugM to you by Monroe County Memorial Chapel 'We set the standards that others follow' Harley Ray "Spanky" Beck 86 West Main Street Forsyth 478-994-4266 This week's birthdays and anniversaries are courtesy of Forsyth Lions Club calendar. To have your name added to the calendar, contact Virginia Remick at 994-5426. Children's birthday notices through age 12 and birth announcements are published free of charge for the community. Email Diane Ghdewell at with information and picture. On Miracle Treat Day, $1 or more from each BLIZZARD treat sold will be donated to Beverly Knight Olsen Children's Hospital, Navicent Health. 200 North Lee Street Forsyth GA 478-994-2560