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BCREA July Meeting

Janice Charlesworth, AERA Executive Secretary, was the guest speaker for the meeting on July 18, 2014.  Pictured left to right; Sandra Weekley, Beth Henson, and Janice Charlesworth.



BCREA 2014 Scholarship Winners

Baldwin County Retired Educators Association awards three scholarships each year to students pursuing a degree in education.  This year’s recipients are Meredith Phillips of Spanish Fort High School, Madison McAllister of Gulf Shores High School and Todd Bosarge of Fairhope High School.  They are pictured with BCREA President Beth Henson and Andy Schottgen, scholarship committee chairman and treasurer.


“Senior Sounds” from Eastern Shore Baptist Church perform at the April meeting

Senior Sounds perform

Senior Sounds

BCREA Officers 2014-2016

Beth Henson – President

Daphne Plemons – Vice President

Jennie McCants – Secretary

Andy Schottgen – Treasurer

James Weekley – Legislative Representative

BCREA meeting Friday, March 21, 2014 at Kravers with Legislators

Baldwin County Retired Educators will meet on Friday, (10 am),  March 21, at Kravers Restaurant in Daphne. Retired Educators and guests are asked to attend and hear updates from legislators.  Educators are concerned about recent laws being introduced which affect education in Alabama.  Be a part of the legislative process by attending this important meeting. There will be time for questions.  A reminder to public high school seniors who plan on becoming teachers:  Please contact your guidance counselor for information on 2 BCREA $500 scholarships.

Baldwin County Retired Educators Association Membership

Membership dues are $10 per person for 2014-2015.  Any amount above dues will be applied to the BCREA scholarship fund.  Make check payable to Baldwin County Retired Educators Association or BCREA.  Mail to:  Andy Schottgen, PO Box 793, Fairhope, AL  36533.   Please include your name, address, phone # and email with payment.


BCREA 2014-2015 Meeting Schedule

July 18, 2014  Kravers Restaurant in Daphne,  Janice Charlesworth, AERA Executive Secretary and staff, Mr. John Hudson, AEA Uniserv District 32 Director.  Scholarships will be awarded to three high school students.

September 19, 2014  Mama Lou’s Restaurant in Robertsdale, Kathy Parker, Administrator, The Gardens of Daphne Assisted Living Community.

November 21, 2014  Kravers Restaurant in Daphne.  American Education Week (Nov. 17-21).  Honor retired teachers.

January 16, 2015  Mama Lou’s Restaurant in Robertsdale.  Representative from TRS/PEEHIP.

March 20, 2015  Kravers Restaurant in Daphne, Updates with Legislators and John Paul Jones, AERA Area Coordinator 3 West Dist. 6,8.

April 17, 2015  Mama Lou’s Restaurant in Robertsdale.  Mr. Cecil Christenberry, School Board Member, District 6 – “Tips on Gardening”.

All Baldwin County meetings begin at 10:00 am unless noted.


AERA Leadership Training

Sandra Weekley, James Weekley, and Beth Henson attend AERA Leadership Training in Montgomery.

James Weekley, BCREA President, Dr. Henry Mabry, AEA Executive Secretary, and John Hudson, Baldwin County AEA Representative