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Teachers Get Back to School Grants

Marcus Gleaton has been busy traveling to schools to present teachers with Back-to-School Grants of up to $100 from The Meemic Foundation. According to a 2013 survey by the National School Supply and Equipment Association, public school teachers spend $1.6 billion out of pocket each year for supplies and gear for and gear for the classrooms. The BtS Grant will help teachers offset those costs.
 

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 The winners:

Top photo: Marcus Gleaton of the Gleaton Swanwick Agency in Centreville, St. Joseph and Kalamazoo, MI, and Darcy Lepper and Dan Barda at Union City Middle School in Union City


Marcus Gleaton of the Gleaton Swanwick Agency in Centreville, St. Joseph and Kalamazoo, MI, presents a grant to Chad Williams of Lawton Middle School.


Kathy Ellis-Aivars from the Gleaton-Swanwick Agency in Centreville, St. Joseph and Kalamazoo, MI, and Donna Judd of Arcadia in Kalamazoo


Kathy Ellis-Aivars from the Gleaton-Swanwick Agency in Centreville, St. Joseph and Kalamazoo, MI, and Rida Jones at Comstock Northeast Middle School in Kalamazoo


Kathy Ellis-Aivars from the Gleaton-Swanwick Agency in Centreville, St. Joseph and Kalamazoo, MI, and Tracy Zarei at Edison Environmental Science Academy in Kalamazoo


Jolene Davey of Mattawan (MI) Consolidated School and Kathy Ellis-Aivars from the Gleaton-Swanwick Agency in Centreville, St. Joseph and Kalamazoo


Jennifer Becraft of Mattawan Later Elementary. Grant presented by the Gleaton Swanwick Agency in Centreville, St. Joseph and Kalamazoo


Kathy Ellis-Aivars from the Gleaton-Swanwick Agency in Centreville, St. Joseph and Kalamazoo, MI, and Joanna Hall at Mattawan Middle School


Jennifer Chiechi of Parchment (MI) High School. Grant presented by the Gleaton Swanwick Agency in Centreville, St. Joseph and Kalamazoo


Emily Bowles of Parkwood Upjohn in Kalamazoo, MI. Grant presented by the Gleaton Swanwick Agency with locations in Centreville, St. Joseph and Kalamazoo


Michelle Olsen of Paw Paw (MI) Middle School. Grant presented by the Gleaton-Swanwick Agency in Centreville, St. Joseph and Kalamazoo


Mary Zemlick of Vicksburg (MI) High School and Kathy Ellis-Aivars from the Gleaton-Swanwick Agency in Centreville, St. Joseph and Kalamazoo


Kathy Ellis-Aivars from the Gleaton Swanwick Agency in Centreville, St. Joseph and Kalamazoo, MI, and Ashley Crawford of Woods Lake Elementary in Kalamazoo


Kathy Ellis-Aivars from the Gleaton-Swanwick Agency in Centreville, St. Joseph and Kalamazoo, MI, and Camila Stewart at Woodward School of Science and Technology in Kalamazoo