Morrow County Retired Teachers hear from author at December meeting


Janet Johnson and. Pat Rinehart hosted the Christmas luncheon for the Morrow Count,y Retired Teachers’ Association at the Pines Christian Church on December 14. Members viewed the display of more than 2 , 700 nativity sets.

Following lunch, Johnson shared her recently published children’s book, “Fred, Fred: You’re Gingerbread,” which was illustrated by her niece Corrine Webb .

Tributes were paid to four recently deceased members during the annual Remembrance Ceremony. Honored were: Patricia Flora by Linda Ruehrmund; Mary Lloyd Allen by Phylis Miller; Maureen Shepard by Kitty Halfhill and Marilyn Spires-Pierotti by Nancy Burdsall.

During the business meeting conducted by President Rinehart, the resignation of D. Ann Campbell, the group’s representative on the Senior Center board, was accepted with regret as she is moving from the area .

Upcoming events include: Hybrid Learning session at the Mount Gilead Middle School on Feb. 11 at, 9:00 a.m.; Executive Committee meeting Feb. 29 at 10:00 a.m. at, the Edison UM Church; County-wide Retirement Seminar at Mount Gilead High School on March 15 and the MCRTA spring luncheon at Trinity UM Church on April 14, 2016.

Submitted by Phylis Miller.

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