Pickens County Retired Educators Day is November 5th
11/3/2017 ~ by Cyndy Buscher, President of PCREA
Today Pickens County Commissioner Rob Jones signed a Proclamation to recognize Georgia Retired Educators Day on November 5th. Commissioner Becky Denney was also present.
The four Pickens County Retired Educators from left to right are Pat Denney, Lawton Baggs, Nancy Teague, and Cyndy Buscher.
WHEREAS: The Governor of the State of Georgia has proclaimed the day of Sunday,
November 5, 2017 as Retired Educators Day in Georgia and
WHEREAS: There are more than 121,000 retired educators in Georgia, 28,000 plus of whom are members of the Georgia Retired Educators Association; and
WHEREAS: The retired educators of Georgia donate thousands of hours of volunteer service and make invaluable contributions to the welfare of the respective communities across the state; and
WHEREAS: It is appropriate that a day be designated for citizens to express their appreciation for the contributions that retired educators have made and continue to make for the betterment of human lives and for society; and
WHEREAS: Local churches will recognize those lasting contributions made by retired educators in this community; now
THEREFORE: I, Commissioner Chairman of Pickens County do hereby proclaim the day of November 5, 2017, as "RETIRED EDUCATORS DAY" and I call upon the citizens of Pickens County to observe that day in an appropriate manner honoring retired educators.