San Jacinto Teachers’ Association supports Hemacinto Assistance League

San Jacinto Teachers’ Association president Darla Gordon, at-large representative Zoila Carillo-Garcia, treasurer Christa Slater and vice president Steve Polin present a “big” check to Hemacinto Assistance League president Kat Waters. Valley News/Courtesy photo
SAN JACINTO – It turned out to be more than a night of camaraderie and fun for the San Jacinto Teachers’ Association members at a November social event. They raised $1,400 for one of their favorite causes – the Hemacinto Assistance League – by featuring a silent auction of gift baskets prepared by each school site and a poker tournament.“We greatly appreciate the Assistance League’s Operation School Bell project each year, where they help clothe a little over 1,700 students in the San Jacinto Valley,” SJTA president Darla Gordon, a teacher at Monte Vista Middle School, said. “Our membership really got into our fun event, which was a pleasant surprise but we’ve always been known to be supportive of our community with donations.”Hemacinto Assistance League preside
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