More than 35 businesses helped welcome 11 new teachers to the Cassville school district for the 2017-2018 school year with special teacher bags stuffed with a variety of helpful items at an assembly on Aug. 14. Pictured with their teacher bags in front row, from left, are: Marlon Towse, Brandon Burns, Mark Elliott, Thomas Hubbard and Chris Fortner. In back row, are: Briana Kleine, Lauren Moats, Cheryl Dubuque, Casey Bowman, Casey Gaines and Megan Cox. The Cassville Area Chamber of Commerce thanked the following businesses for donating items for the new teacher bags: AAA Business Systems, Arning Companies, ARVEST Bank, Barry County Advertiser/Litho Printer, Barry County Museum, Barry County Soil & Water Conservation, Barry Electric Cooperative, Cappy Harris Realty, Carey’s Cassville Florist, Cassville Democrat, Commerce Bank, Crowder College, Designs by Debbie Floral, Drury University, Eagle & Talon Broadcasting, First State Bank, Four Seasons Realty with Aaron Carr, Four Seasons Realty with Larry Daniels, Freedom Bank, Herrin Animal Hospital, Hutchens Construction, Johnson Chiropractic, Les Jacobs Ford, Mercy Hospital, National Education Association, Regal Beloit, Roark Family Health Care, Security Abstract & Title, Security Bank, Shelter Insurance, Starchman Insurance, Subway, Tomblin’s Jewelry, Westco Home Furnishings, Whitley Pharmacy, Willis Insurance and the Cassville YMCA. Contributed photo
More than 35 businesses helped welcome 11 new teachers to the Cassville school district for the 2017-2018 school year with special teacher bags stuffed with a variety of helpful items at an assembly on Aug. 14.