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Milam Retired Teachers hear GOP candidate

CAMERON—Milam County Retired Teachers Association met Thursday, Feb. 6 at the Chamber of Commerce meeting room in Cameron with 25 members and guests attending.

F irst Vic e -Pre sident L aurene Shumaker presided in the absence of Elizabeth Holloway, president.

Guest speaker, introduced by Sandra O’Donnell, was Dr. Charles Schwertner of Georgetown, Republican primary candidate for state representative.

Master Gardner and Master Naturalist Katherine Bedrich gave a program on herbs and provided a hands-on activity. Some of her herbs were used as door prizes.

Ethel Marak encouraged RTA members to continue walking for exercise and offered forms to help members keep up with their steps/miles.

A nominating committee for the election of officers consists of Jackie Thornton, chair, Ted Hubert and Betty Headrick.

Mrs. O’Donnell reminded that dues paid after Feb. 28 would be for the year 2010-2011. Milam RTA has 105 paid members.

Mrs. Shumaker asked that a different day of the week be considered for RTA meetings when the programs are arranged for 2010-2011 to avoid conflicts.— Carolyn Hafley, secretary


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