The family of the late Walter A. Sr. and Earnestine Lewis Myles will have their eighth annual honor day Saturday, August 24, at New Beginning Church, 2047 Georgia Highway 57 in Ludowici. The event will begin at 1:00 p.m. A program has been planned and dinner will be served.
The theme will be “Focusing on Wiser Opportunities.”
A scholarship fund in memory of Walter and Earnestine Myles has been established. During the annual program, a scholarship is awarded to deserving students to help them further their education. The application process is open to students throughout the area. The only requirement to apply is students must be enrolled in college or technical school.
The Myles’ were educators in Appling, Atkinson, Bacon, Coffee, Long, Pierce, Ware and Wayne Counties. Each year the honor day event rotates to a community where the Myles’ taught.
Former employers, co-workers, students, family members and friends of the Myles’ are welcome to attend.
The event also honors secretaries, lunchroom attendants, bus drivers, counselors, principals, coaches and others who give of their service to education.
A souvenir booklet is also being prepared for the honor day program.
Donations are accepted and checks should be made payable to the W.A. and Earnestine Myles Scholarship Fund.
For more information, please call Ardrelle Myles Sutton, daughter of Walter and Earnestine Myles, at (912) 383-0639 or write to 805 E. Mitchell Street, Douglas, GA 31533.