Macedonia Newsline

  • Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Longtime Bonner employee retiring
 
Bonner Elementary School is losing a longtime employee. 
Ms. Delores Frost is retiring from the school after 28 years of service. She has worked in education since 1985.
She began her career as a bus driver in 1985, and in 1990 in addition to driving a bus she became a cafeteria operator. She kept busy working two jobs.
She continued to drive a bus until 1995; in 2006 Ms. Frost became the BES Cafeteria Manager. She is responsible for making sure hundreds of students get a nutritious breakfast and lunch on a daily basis.
She truly cares for each and every student. Bonner Elementary will miss Delores, and wishes her all the best as she begins this new segment of her life.
 
Stroke Awareness Month
 
May is Stroke Awareness month and there are lots of symptoms of which people may not be aware.
Symptoms include sudden numbness or weakness of face, arm or leg, especially on one side of the body; sudden confusion, trouble speaking or understanding; sudden trouble seeing in one or both eyes; sudden trouble walking, dizziness, loss of balance or coordination; and a severe headache with no known cause. 
Beware of these symptoms as you do not have to be elderly to have a stroke.
 
Reminder
 
The Macedonia Community Action Project will be having its Annual Spring Tea on Saturday, May 18 from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Oak Grove PH Life Worship Center.
If anyone is interested in hosting a table call Faye at 565-3920.
 
Condolences
 
The community sends sympathy and prayers to the family of Ruth Lawrence. Mrs. Lawrence attended Hood's Chapel UM Church. She will be sadly missed by family and friends. Mrs. Lawrence was a very likable lady.
 
Prayer List 
 
Continue to pray for Virginia Kirkland, Thelma Shurlknight, Eric Shurlknight, Louise Litchfield, Shelvy Jean Wilson, Wilma Morris, Mildred Thames, Maggie Dubose, Brenda Law, Patricia West, Roy and Marlene Farmer, Allen Mills, DP Caddell, Mitzie Caddell, Pat Shurlknight, Diane Fail, Diane Gaskins, Diane Litchfield, Willis Wiggins, Willie and Neshia Cox, Cassidy Cox, Marilyn Tucker, Geraldine Garrett, Gennie Vincent, John Graham, Bo Langley, Justin Knight, Dexter Floyd, Kirby Litchfield, Rouse Thomas, Kyle Thomas, Burt Alexander, Barbara Alexander, Viola Murphy, Viola Atkins, Violet O'Connor, Ruth Cumbee, Kitty Cumbee, Yvonne Cumbee, Sam and Yvonne Hood, Ricky Hood, Gage Brinson, Kit Reames, Kelly Umphlett, David Brown, Sally Bowick, Sarah Jackson, Frankie Garrett, Frank Litchfield, Madison Litchfield, Marion and Juanita Mills, Gloria Conner, Byron Dupree, Bryon and Jenelle Watts, Jerry Hayse, Marie Barlow, Liz Barlow, Leah Mitchum, Vernon Morris, Zachery Waterman, Shirley Perry, RosaLee Litchfield, Mike and Elizabeth Balard, Marsha Giggleman, Patty Mathis, Pastor Reggie Thames, Janice Jusau, Cody Mullanax, Lester MiIlls, the family of Ruth Lawrence, and our firefighters, first responders, military, community and country.
 
I wish all mothers a very Happy Mother's Day! If anyone has news to share give me a call at 565-3125 or e-mail me janettehood@aol.com I need news by Wednesday afternoon for the next week's column.

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