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GREENSVILLE/EMPORIA DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES

LOCAL BOARD MEETING

The Greensville/Emporia Department of Social Services Administrative Board will meet on Thursday, August 21, 2017, at 3:30 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Greensville/Emporia Department of Social Services located at 1748 East Atlantic Street.  The public is welcome to attend.

Just a Bad Taste

Now I’ve had this before
So it’s really nothing new
Yet the crowd for the Babe Ruth Tournament
Seemed quite often to be few.
 
Well it’s true our locals departed
Much sooner than all did hope
Yet support for the program and the kids
Takes on a broader scope.
 
Yes I was astonished to say the least
After our home team was downed
The parents, players and good friends
No longer came around.
 
Well just to compete on this level
Means a lot to all the youth
Yet the roar of the crowd means so much more
If you’re ready for the truth.
 
Now don’t let your child think all is over
Just because they lost the game
In a tournament anything can happen
And the team must share the blame.
 
Yes give credit to the victor
And stand by to cheer along
Now to not support and hang your head
Is without a doubt wrong.
 
-Roy E. Schepp

 

 

 

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