2017-11-02 / News

Governor Deal proclaims Nov. 5 as Retired Educators Day in Ga.


Walker Norman, Chairman of Lincoln County Board of Commis­sioners, and Coleman Kennedy, Lincoln-Wilkes Retired Educators Association (LWREA) representative. Walker Norman, Chairman of Lincoln County Board of Commis­sioners, and Coleman Kennedy, Lincoln-Wilkes Retired Educators Association (LWREA) representative. Governor Nathan Deal of the state of Georgia has proclaimed the day of Sunday, November 5, 2017, as Retired Educators Day in Geor­gia. In conjunction with Governor Deal’s proclamation for Georgia, Chairman of Lincoln County Board of Commissioners Walker Norman signed a proclamation declaring that the same day will be Retired Educa­tors Day in Lincoln County.

The proclamations state that there are more than 121,000 retired edu­cators in Georgia, 28,000 plus of whom are members of the Georgia Retired Educators Association. Re­tired educators donate thousands of hours to volunteer service and make invaluable contributions to the wel­fare of their respective communities across the state.

Citizens are urged to observe No­vember 5, 2017, in an appropriate manner honoring retired educators in Lincoln County as well as retired educators throughout Georgia.

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