Saturday, March 28, 2009
Macon County Chapter meets at Rosati's Depot
Ms. Georgia Boyd of the Literacy Council, spoke to the Macon County Democratic Women about the problems of a low literacy level can affect community, region, and nation.
She was accompanied to the meeting by Ms. Sally McIntosh, adult literacy instructor.
Ms. Boyd's presentation stimulated lively discussion and offers of volunteer help.
Bob Fear greeted the group on behalf of the Macon County Democratic Committee. His topic was the need for people to get active and get involved. Ms. Kristina Simms,
president-elect of GFDW, told the group about the current growth of GFDW chapters and the need for Democrats to activate the base and put a Democrat back in the state house. The meeting was held at Rosati's Depot in Marshallville GA. Ms. Spring Rosati, a member of the Macon County Democratic Women, owns and operates the renoved depot as a restaurant and gift shop. She announced the "First Annual Peach Pig Fest" to be held in Marshallville Oct. 9-10. For info: (478)967-2928. Ms. Mary Jane Crooks, chair of the Macon County Club, told the group about Georgia Reach, a new program for families facing Alzheimer's/Dementia. Information: (229)928-2126. The Macon County group is currently still associated with the Middle Georgia Democratic Women but hopes to "spin off" into a separate club by November, possibly named Flint River Democratic Women's Club and including other nearby counties. Information:
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