On September 17, 2023, the Chester County RTA met at Snookum’s Restaurant in Henderson for a general
business meeting. Brandon Cooper, the EM Agency manager of Chester Co. was the guest speaker. Chester Co. RTA signed up two new members!-- Martha Lewis reporting.
The Dickson County RTA met on Tuesday, September 12, 2023 at Colton's Steak House. Guests were Christy Southerland from the Board of Education Office, Lt. Jessica Blackwell, and Sgt. Eric Chandler of the Dickson Police Department.
Mrs. Southerland shared some part time job opportunities available for retired teachers to tutor at risk students. Lt. Blackwell and Sgt. Chandler shared some reports of scams targeting the elderly that had been reported to their office recently.
Each DCRTA member attending brought small toys, books, and puzzles and these were presented to Lt. Blackwell and Sgt. Chandler to be used to help calm children that they encounter when answering calls to crisis situations.
Photo #1--Mandy Roche gives the devotional before the luncheon.
Photo #2 - Sgt. Eric Chandler speaks with Patricia Hudson, DCRTA President.
Photo #3 - Sgt. Eric Chandler and Lt. Jessica Blackwell accept toys to use with children in crisis situations from Arminta Miles, DCRTA Vice-President.