Grateful for support
To the Editor: On Saturday, April 7 the Residents’ Council of Friendship Towers II had an Easter Fund Raiser Carnival and egg hunt. We had egg hunts, a bounce house, food, baked goods and several gift raffles and etc. . We consider this a big success.
We would like to thank everyone who came out and helped us celebrate. We would like to thank our volunteers and our sponsors for all the baked goods, time and donations. Our sponsors were: A-Trinity Valley Home Health & Therapy, Advance America — Lana Warren, Applebee’s, Brookshires, Canterbury Couture, Chili’s, China One Seafood Buffet, Cinergy Cinema, Collin Street Bakery, Community National Bank & Trust, Corley Funeral Home, Corsicana Parks and Recreation Sharla Allen director and Jeff Whitehead Superintendent, Cotton Patch Cafe, Country Meadows Nursing and Rehab Center, Denny’s Restaurant, Dickey’s Pit BBQ, Don Jose’s Restaurant, Dr. Frank Means, Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Dustin and Janet Peterson, Family Care of Texas — Monica Botello, Family First Hospice, Fiesta Grill Restaurant, Guardian Healthcare Healthwise, HEB, Jordan HealthService, and La Pradera Mexican Restaurant. Also sponsoring were Little Caesar’s Pizza, Office Depot — Phillip Hudnall, Lisa Pyle, Old Mexican Inn, Ole Foods, Sirloin Stockade, Syd Reynolds, The Home Depot, Triple J Bounce Houses, Twilight Nursing Home, Two Doors Down Coffee, Wal-Mart — Kevin Schultz and Haley Clower, Wendy Vasquez, Woodforest Bank — Gina Jock and Bank employees. We also want to thank the Corsicana Daily Sun for coming out and taking pictures and to KAND Radio for the announcements about our event. And to all who helped make our event a success, Thank you!
The Residents’ Council of Friendship Towers II
Jeannette Whitehead, secretary
To the Editor: I've said it before and I'm going to say it again. No one should be bullied. There should be zero tolerance in the schools — three strikes and the bully is out.
#1 Call the parents to pick up the bully immediately.
#2 Send a certified letter to the bully's parents that the child will be sent to an alternative school if their child bullys again.
#3 The bully is not allowed back in this school again and sent to an alternative school.
That might get the attention, not only of the parents, but also of the one doing the bullying. Maybe other parents will start to take notice and do a little more disciplining at home.
Barbara A. Whitfield