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Retired Educators Banquet
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Music therapist and Effingham native Dana Smith provided special music at the banquet and explained how she uses music in classrooms and to engage people young and old with disabilities or anxieties. She brought plenty of instruments for the members and had the whole singing, clapping, tapping and shaking along with her. - photo by Photo by Calli Arnold

The Effingham Retired Educators Association held its annual banquet Wednesday, where they were informed of the state of their organization from Georgia Retired Educators Association president Dorothy Wilkins.

 State Sen. Jack Hill and state Reps. Ann Purcell and Jon Burns then updated the group of relevant affairs within the state legislature. 

They also awarded scholarships to local educators going to graduate school and recognized members with awards.