Partners In Education

Partners In Education


Medication will be the topic of Tuesday’s Partners In Education (P.I.E.) program. The session will run from 12:10 p.m. until 12:50 p.m. in the Eisenhower Room at the Texoma Council of Governments building, 1117 Gallagher in Sherman and it is free and open to the public. Attendees are welcomed to bring a brown bag lunch and complimentary pie and coffee will be served.


Presenting the program will be Sue Peippo, pharmacist and co-owner of the Family Pharmacy in Pottsboro. She will be discussing the importance of making one’s pharmacist and doctor aware of all medications, supplements and over-the-counter items being taken. Some medication and supplement mixtures can cancel each other out and harm the body.


The monthly P.I.E. programs are a public service offered through the collaboration between the Texoma Council of Governments Area Agency on Aging, Home Hospice of Grayson County, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital-WNJ and the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service. For information, call any of the following people: Joyce White, 903-813-4203; Judy Conner at 903-813-3506; or Cheryl Brandon, 903-813-8747.


Insurance Women of Texoma


The Insurance Women of Texoma will meet this Wednesday from 11:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. at Woodlawn Country Club. Anyone in the insurance or related field who is interested in attending will need to contact Cherise McCann at 903-868-9696 or Lois Runnels at 903-465-8383.


Guest speaker will be Kay Luper of the non-profit Jack & Jill Daycare in Denison. Luper has been in education for 30 years, first teaching special education in the Denison Independent School District for 17 years and then serving as director of Jack & Jill for the past 13 years. In addition to her work at the daycare center, she volunteers for several community organizations and referees basketball at the Boys & Girls Club of Denison. She is a board member of the Foster Grandparent program, a board member of the Sisters of the Fireman League of the Denison Fire Department, and is a member of the Community Emergency Response Team.


Following Luper’s program, there will be a business meeting. Among items to be discussed will be the spring fundraiser which supports the IWT’s scholarship fund. Each member will pick up tickets to sell chances for a $250 gift card to a local retail store. The tickets are $1 each, six for $5 or 12 for $10.


Experimental Aircraft Association


Sherman Chapter 323 of the Experimental Aircraft Association will meet at 7 p.m. this Thursday at the Sherman Municipal Airport terminal building, 1200 South Dewey Avenue. Anyone interested in aviation is encouraged to attend.


Leldon Locke, an association member, will provide a status report on the interior refurbishing project underway on a Beechcraft A-36 Bonanza. He will also be answering questions from the audience.


For more information on the group, go to www.eaa323.org or call John Horn at 940-665-8131.