In the spirit of giving back...

Honor Credit Union’s Paw Paw Branch Manager, Nichole Dunkerley, left, joins the class of Paw Paw second grade teacher, Jessica Jones, as she receives a $100 check. At right, Dunkerley presents Paw Paw Public School’s eighth grade Spanish teacher, Karmina Bryant with a $100 check. Bryant, who is new to Paw Paw Middle School, plans to use her funds to transform her new room into a Spanish learning environment. Lawrence Public Schools’ teacher Terra Bovee also received a $100 check.	Employees at the Coca-Cola plant in Paw Paw raised approximately $1,100 in the month of October for West Michigan Cancer Center's Patient Care Services Program. Employees sold hot dogs, dyed their hair pink and collected donations.  Above,  John Porter, of Coca-Cola, presents a check to Carla Thomas,  Administrative Assistant at West Michigan Cancer Center.	Photo courtesy of Coca-Cola	Don Brown, Tapper Automotive Community Events Coordinator, presents a check for $100 from Tapper Automotive to Sue Miller, of Eleanor’s Pantry, Paw Paw.  The money came from a recent referral program offered by the Paw Paw auto dealership to its  customers, who selected Eleanor’s Pantry. Courier-Leader photo/Paul Garrod	Paw Paw VFW Commander Jim Alden, left, presents a donation to Blue Star Mothers president Starr Rife.  “With the help of our community, the local VFW was able to provide the Blue Star Mothers with a check for $1,000,” said Alden. “The money will be used for shipping costs for their Christmas packages to our troops.”	Photo courtesy of the Paw Paw VFW

    Two Paw Paw Public Schools teachers and a Lawrence Public Schools teacher were among 40 area winners of Honor Credit Union’s ninth annual Teacher Awards. Winning entries were selected from essays submitted by the teachers on how they would use $100 to better educate their students.      Photos courtesy of Honor Credit Union

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