Credit union employees address retired teachers _lowres

Photo provided by Beth Dawson -- The East Feliciana Retired Teachers Association held its monthly meeting Jan. 22 in Clinton. Members of Pelican State Credit Union in Jackson attended, giving a presentation on household budgeting. Gathered, from left, are Jessica Oliver, manager, Pelican State; Kimberly Gaines, credit counselor, Pelican State; Sonja Terrell, president, Retired Teachers; Katherine Scales, branch manager, Pelican State; and Terrence Merkerson, business development, Pelican State.

The East Feliciana Retired Teachers Association met Jan. 22 for the group’s monthly meeting at the East Feliciana School Board office in Clinton.

The association is a member of the Louisiana Retired Teachers Association.

Guest speakers were from Pelican State Credit Union and included Jessica Oliver, Pelican State manager; Katherine Scales, branch manager; Kimberly Gaines, credit counselor; and Terrence Merkerson, business development.

Gaines presented information on household budgeting.

Association President Sonja Terrell detailed the upcoming District IV meeting of the LRTA to be held March 9 at the Butler Community Center in Baton Rouge.

Terrell gave updates on issues concerning retired teachers and told members to look for the LRTA official ballot.

Terrell and Beth Dawson, ERTA member and District IV photographer attended a District IV officers meeting Jan. 15 in Baton Rouge. Officers from area associations, such as from Ascension, Baton Rouge, West Baton Rouge and LSU faculty and staff retirees also attended.