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Monday, June 17, 2024


Avalon Postmaster Visits Elementary School


By Leslie Truluck

AVALON — Postmaster Nadine Mims and Letter Carrier Greg White visited teacher Mary Beth Ross’ third grade class at Avalon Elementary School here Feb. 27 with an all-encompassing presentation of February holidays including Presidents Day, Valentines Day and Black History.
Mims and White presented safety facts and photos of various prominent African American leaders. Students learned of services available at the post office and potential careers.
White is retired from the U.S Air Force, and said he was drawn to being a letter carrier because he enjoys the outdoors.
Refreshments were served at Avalon Post Office and questionnaires with clues about prominent African-American available for a chance to win a President Barack Obama inaugural postal cachet.
Contact Truluck at (609) 886-8600 ext. 24 or at:

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