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2016-5-11

GREENSVILLE/EMPORIA DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES

LOCAL BOARD MEETING

The Greensville/Emporia Department of Social Services Administrative Board will meet on Thursday, October 18, 2017, at 3:30 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Greensville/Emporia Department of Social Services located at 1748 East Atlantic Street.  The public is welcome to attend.

GCHS SkillsUSA Attends State Leadership Conference

The Greensville County High School SkillsUSA club attended the 52ndAnnual Virginia SkillsUSA State Leadership Conference at the Fredericksburg Expo and Conference Center, Fredericksburg, Virginia. The conference was attended by the following members: Jada Brown, Samantha Dickens, Taylor Powell, Anisa Powell and Nathaniel King. The following club advisors were in attendance Jerry Brown, Doris Bennett, and James E. Wright. The students competed in welding, promotional bulletin board, outstanding chapter, and job demonstration A.  Taylor Powell, Samantha Dickens and Anisa Powell served as voting delegates. The students placed in the following competitions:

  • Outstanding Chapter: First Place: Jada Brown
  • Promotional Bulletin Board: First Place: Taylor Powell and Samantha Dickens.

The first place winner will represent the state of Virginia at the national competition in Louisville, Kentucky June 20-26, 2016.  Students will be organizing fundraiser during April and May.  Please support the club in their effort to attend the national conference. If you would like to make a donation to support the club, donations should be sent to Greensville County High School SkillsUSA Club, 403 Harding Street Emporia, Virginia, 23847. If you need additional information, please contact one of the advisors: Jerry Brown, Doris Bennett, or James E. Wright at 43-634-2195.  The club would like to extend a special thanks to the Greensville County Public School Division, GCHS CTE Department, GCHS faculty, Parents, and Volunteers for assisting with State Leadership Conference.

    

    

    

    

Cynthia Lynn Johnson

Cynthia Lynn Johnson, 42, of Gaston, NC, passed away Saturday, May 7, 2016. She is survived by her son, Dillon Johnson and fiancee’, Emily Ogburn; her parents, Dale and Cynthia Johnson; two brothers, Tony Johnson and wife, Joanna and Billy Johnson and wife, Shanika; half-sister, Patricia Clary and a number of nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held 12 noon on Saturday, May 14 at Owen Funeral Home, 303 S. Halifax Rd., Jarratt, Virginia 23867 where the family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Interment will be private. Online condolences may be made at www.owenfh.com.

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