Local businesses recently came together to ensure that new teachers in Cassville felt welcomed for the 2016-2017 school year with the gift of a "teacher bag." The bags, which contained items donated from local chamber members, contained cups, pens, note pads, gift certificates to local resale shops, lanyards, T-shirts and reusable shopping bags, among others. Pictured are the 10 new teachers with their bags. The Cassville Area Chamber of Commerce would like to thank the following chamber members for donating items for the bags: ARVEST Bank, Barry County Advertiser/Litho Printer, Barry County Museum, Barry County Soil & Water Conservation, Barry Electric Cooperative, Baywash Car Wash, Carey's Cassville Florist, Cassville Democrat, Cassville Healthcare and Rehab, Commerce Bank, Copy Cat, Designs by Debbie, Dr. Carolyn Hunter's office, Drury University, Eagle & Talon Broadcasting, First State Bank, Freedom Bank, Herrin Animal Hospital, Hills and Hollows Magazine, Hutchens Construction, Johnson Chiropractic, LeCompte's Building Center, Les Jacobs Ford, Mercy Hospital, Missouri State Teachers Association, Regal, Remax Lakeside, Roark Family Health Care, Security Abstract and Title, Security Bank, Shelter Insurance, Sports World, State Farm Insurance, Subway, Tomblins Jewelry, Whitley Pharmacy and the Cassville YMCA. Contributed photo
Local businesses recently came together to ensure that new teachers in Cassville felt welcomed for the 2016-2017 school year with the gift of a "teacher bag."