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On November 3, the Boone County Unit held an informational session on retirement planning which was well attended by active teachers.

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The Boone County Unit received the 2017 Unit of Excellence at the MRTA Annual Meeting on September 12, 2018. From left to right, Marilyn Skipper, Mary Ridge, BCU President Betsy Rall, Jan Loudenslager and BCU 1st Vice-President Recil Skinner accepted the award.

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Also at the annual meeting, BCU Treasurer Marilyn Skipper received a certificiate from the MRTA Board in recognition of her years of service on the Board.

During September, representatives from the Boone County Unit have been pleased to join MRTA Region IV Vice-President Maureen Hacker in awarding MRTA grants to educators in Boone County schools. The Southern Boone County School District had the honors of being the home district for both grant winners.

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The first grant winner was Katie Dunne, a library media specialist at Southern Boone Middle School. Her grant was titled, "Gateway Readers Award Lunch Club." Katie is pictured here with Maureen Hacker (left) and her principal, Dale Van Deven, on the right.

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Katie is shown here with our group from BRTA. (l. to r.) Mary Ridge, Maureen Hacker, BRTA President Betsy Rall, Bill Moyes, grant winner Katie Dunne, Bonnie Mullen, and Cheryl Fadler.

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The other grant winner from Boone County was Dana Flaspohler, a reading specialist at Southern Boone Elementary School. Her grant was titled, "Book Check-out--Ah, not Ugh." Katie is pictured here (l. to r.) with her principal, Dr. Amy James; Dana; BRTA members Mary Ridge and Kay Wallace; and Maureen Hacker.

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Dana is shown here in the book room she created along with with our group from BRTA. (l. to r.) Mary Ridge, Dana, Mary Ridge, and Region IV V-P Maureen Hacker.

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Alison King and her service dog Whistler (both pictured above) spoke to the Boone County Unit at the March meeting. Alison shared her experiences with a service dog trained by Canine Companions for Independence. For more information about this organization or to donate, click here.

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Zazz, a local puppy-in-training who is living with the Spainhowers learning his basic obedience commands and social skills before beginning advanced training at CCIC.

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We were joyously entertained at the December meeting with music presented by the Columbia Chorale. You may see more photos from that meeting by clicking on the photo above or by clicking here.

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On September 13, our unit received the 2017 Unit of Excellence award from MRTA.

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Boone County Unit President Cheryl Fadler proudly holds the Unit of Excellence Award.

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For the May meeting, retired astronaut Linda Godwin was the speaker. She told us about her personal background and how she became a NASA astronaut in the space shuttle program. Dr. Godwin flew on 4 space flights, one of which included a docking with the International Space Station. She is now a professor of physics and astronomy at the University of Missouri. She has been invited back for another presentation to share some of her photographs from space.

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BRTA webmaster Bill Moyes talks at the May meeting about how members can now report their volunteer hours online. Go to the Volunteer web page.