Boone County Association Retired School Employees (BCARSE) met at Park Avenue Restaurant Danville on Mar. 19th. Pat Schillings, Director Region III WVARSE, presented a short program prior to installing the elected officers for 2014-16.
Newly elected officers are: Tom Bias, President; Jim Steward, VP, and Jeannine Castle, Secretary. Doris Jarrell continues to serve as Treasurer which is an appointed office.
Community Service Chairperson, Susie Cabell requested cash donation for “Agape’s Cloak” which was met with a great response. Judy Ballard reported that the organization’s annual scholarship fund will once again be awarded to a deserving high school Senior on Awards Day. Gary Sumpter and Don Nelson, co-chair for Retirement Education.
n are making preparations for BCARSE to honor the upcoming Boone Co. retirees for 2014 at the BOE meeting in May.
Judy Foxx presented an art exhibit which included some of her work as well as art students from the Van and Scott High School.
The meeting ended with Jenny Light’s speech of appreciation for everyone’s help in her two year tenure.