The Retired Educational Personnel of Winston County recently met and received a legislative update from area legislators.
District 43 Representative Michael Ted Evans, and Senator Sampson Jackson gave an update to the group on the happenings in Jackson for House of Representatives and Senate. Senator Giles Ward was unable to attend due to a Wireless Communication meeting in Jackson.
Evans and Sampson Jackson provided highlights of the happenings in the Capital with topics such as redistricting and education scores and funding. See the Sept. 26 edition of the Journal for a look at the recently approved redistricting maps for Winston County.
About 38 of the REPM members were present for the legislative discussion. The group which only had 21 members in 2007 has grown to 163 active members today.
In addition to the monthly learning meetings, REPM supports educational programs throughout the county. In the September meeting, the group collected $442 for the Boys & Girls club
The next meeting is set for Oct. 4 at 1 p.m. in the Louisville City Hall and will feature Carolyn Palmer, REPM District III Director and a photo of the Louisville REPM retirees will be taken. This includes Louisville Central Office & Vocational Center.