The Union Co RTA membership team is chaired by Pat Walker. She is joined by Marilyn Toppins. Each year they create a list of potential members to contact by phone, email, or in-person. Their goal is to recreate three new members this year. They also discussed how to prevent dropouts of the members who no longer attend meetings.
November 9, 2023-- The executive committee of the Warren County RTA met at the home of Kerry and Terry Mulligan for a planning meeting that opened with a prayer led by Dr. Jerry Hale, past president.
September 14, 2023--The Warren Co RTA met on Thursday in the Magnolia Room at the Administration Building in McMinnville. President Henrietta Kellum Lusk presided over the meeting. Warren Co Director of Schools Dr. Grant Swallows served as the guest speaker. Dr. Swallows spoke about the events happening at Warren Co HS and other schools in the district. Safety is a primary concern for the schools. 85% of the seniors have registered to vote! The system is seeking volunteers to help with certain projects. The WCRTA meetings are advertised on Facebook and in the local newspaper The Sothern Standard and on the local radio station.
October 25th--The Washington Co RTA met at the Jonesborough Pizza Parlor. The members discussed and planned their upcoming Christmas luncheon on December 1. Members also discussed reaching out to members to bring canned goods to the luncheon to donate to Second Harvest. The Spring luncheon will be held on April 5. Members were also encouraged to write letters to area legislators during the upcoming legislative session. Meeting report submitted by Secretary Debbie Lester.
October 25th--The Washington Co RTA BOARD met. Membership and new rosters were discussed. A report from the recent TRTA Regional meeting in Knoxville was provided to the board members. The members agreed to focus on “Fun and Food” not just meeting. The $1,000 scholarship fund has two applicants. Handwriting letters to local legislators by members was discussed. The Christmas luncheon will be held on December 1 at 11:30 at Food City.
The Washington County RTA met at the Rotary Club Park for their September 15th fall picnic. Both the city and county school directors were in attendance and spoke. TRTA President-Elect Dwayne Emert also spoke to the members. Pictured are Gary Smith, Board Member, and Gretchen Culp, Social Chair. -- Debbie
The David Crockett HS Choral Department provided an exciting and upbeat musical performance!
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Gary Smith , Board Member
Sandra Williamson, Necrology
Debbie Lester, Secretary
Leisa Lusk, Co-Treasurer
Edie Culberson, Board Member
Gretchen Culp, Social Chair
Holly Davison, President