OWC makes annual apple deliveries to area teachers

BY LEE YOUNGBLOOD
WEEKLY REPORTER

O’Fallon Women’s Club Apple’s for Teachers Organizing Committee posing with club President Beth Lundy in the lobby of OTHS. Front row, from left: Margo Snyder, Shelly Severns, Stephanie White. Back row, from left: Peg Barrow, Vivian Rohleder, Beth Lundy, Joyce Humphries, Kay Brown, Lora Jones, Pat Ratcliff. (O’Fallon Weekly Photo by Lee Youngblood)

The O’Fallon Women’s Club (OWC), recognized American Education Week Thursday by handing out apples to K-12 educators throughout the city.  Apples for Teachers is a 25 year tradition of the OWC whose primary philanthropy is to support education; the event is appreciated and anticipated by members and teachers a like.

The OWC members met in the lobby of the O’Fallon Township High School, where organizer Stephanie White and her committee ensured each lady had a map highlighted with the rooms of the teacher’s and enough apples to give each educator one. Most of the members had participated in the Apples for Teachers event in past years and dispersed quickly with enthusiasm and experience.

To read the full article, pick up a copy of this week’s paper on newsstands now. Or, click here for the digital edition. Wish to receive the paper weekly? Go to our Subscription Page to find out rates and how you can subscribe to our weekly paper. 

Posted in Community, News and tagged , , .