Thank a Retired Teacher Today!
Retired Educators Day
Thank a retired teacher today for RETIRED EDUCATORS DAY on November 4th, 2018.
Commissioner Jones signed a Proclamation to recognize it in Pickens County on October 19, 2018. Georgia Retired Educators Mission is to unite retired educators in GA for fellowship, support, and educational/community service. Pickens County Retired Educators Association is a chapter of GREA.
PROCLAMATION BY THE CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS COUNTY OF PICKENS, STATE OF GEORGIA
WHEREAS: The Governor of the State of Georgia has proclaimed the day of Sunday, November 4, 2018 as RETIRED EDUCATORS DAY in Georgia; and
WHEREAS: There are more than 123,000 retired educators in Georgia, 29,000 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 their 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, Chairman of the Pickens County Board of Commissioners do hereby proclaim the day of November 4, 2018 as RETIRED EDUCATORS DAY and I call upon the citizens of Pickens County to observe that day in an appropriate manner honoring retired educators.
Given unto my hand and seal at Jasper, Georgia (Pickens County) on the 19th day of October in the year of our Lord, 2018.