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"Original" Vinings Organization!
VININGS VILLAGE CIVIC CLUB MINUTES
May 6, 2013
President Paul Zantzinger called
meeting to order, followed by the Pledge of Allegiance. Paul
introduced Elizabeth McRae, president of Teasley Elementary's PAWS
Foundation Board, who expressed the gratitude of the school
for our gift of $2500. This has enabled the school to buy
for the Common Core curriculum and support the science program.
$2500 donation helps young people learn and grow.
Paul read a warning alert of cars
being rear-ended, owners being robbed and cars stolen. Advice is
stay in car, keep car in gear, call 911, put on hazard lights,
in mirrors and if individuals get out and approach your car, drive
Paul suspended the usual business
reports to hear from our panel of speakers: Representative Rich
Golick, Commissioner Bob Ott, Senator Hunter Hill, School Board
member Scott Sweeney. The audience was encouraged to write
for the panel.
Tony Lazzaro introduced each panel member
with a short bio.
Hunter Hill spoke on the bills he has passed and
his interest in eliminating the personal income tax.
spoke on the balanced budget requirement in Georgia and concern
state graduation rates.
Bob Ott spoke on Cobb's triple A bond
appointment of his new assistant Thea Powell, and postponement
July 2014 of any action on including more commercial areas in our
30339 zip code.
Scott Sweeney spoke on overcrowded conditions at
Teasley Elementary, the budget shortfall in Cobb, and his
to eliminating the senior tax exemption in Cobb.
audience were then asked of panel members.
Paul wished Eunice Gleason a happy
birthday this month as she turns 90. He also announced that Reverent Beth Dickinson is
moving to Athens. Efforts are underway to honor her cooperation
VHPS and many of the other organizations she has worked with in Vinings.
Paul also asked for a volunteer to fill the office of 1st VP
in charge of Programs for 2013-2014.
He announced the annual Picnic, to be held at
6 pm on June 3 at the
Vinings Historic Pavilion.
There being no further business,
meeting was adjourned.
Terry Blackwell, Secretary
SAVE THE DATE
FAMILY PICNIC - MONDAY, JUNE 3rd
6pm The Pavilion
See Fun Photos - Clean Up