The future of Oak Ridge is entirely dependent upon our ability to attract new residents and businesses. To do that, we must first acknowledge an unspoken truth: Outsiders view Oak Ridge as being too expensive. We MUST work to change that. Oak Ridge MUST become competitive. Why do people say that it costs so much … Continue reading How Can We Compete?
6/22/2012 Email to Oak Ridge City Council Council – Please see this agenda for the Oak Ridge Schools BOE meeting scheduled for Monday night. In it, you will find on page 36 an FY13 budget amendment to adjust for council’s decision last month. Of greater concern to me, are two other items. First, on page … Continue reading Do YOU Own a $38,832 Car? Parting Gift for the Super?
I’ve been blessed with a wonderful father and an equally wonderful father to my children, my beloved husband Bret. I can’t begin to describe the impact they’ve had on me and my children but, needless to say, I’ve tried to let them know, especially today, how much I love and appreciate them both. I want … Continue reading The Importance of Dads
I had the privilege of touring the Emory Valley Center today. Let me first say, what a remarkable group of people! I had no idea of the scope of this program and the impact it has on not only our community but those around us. Annually, they serve over 800 individuals across the region in … Continue reading Emory Valley Center Visit