The Collierville Town Beautiful Commission has announce the June awards. The Homeowner Association of the Month is Bentwood Creek, Business of the Month is Collierville Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, and the Beautification Award goes to Simply Done Catering and Events.
Town Beautiful Commission Announces Spring Home Beautiful Winner
Early this spring, the Town Beautiful Commission asked residents to enter a contest that would recognize a residence that exemplifies the beauty of spring contributing with a neat exterior, overall curb appeal, and a well-groomed yard. With numerous entries, the home of George and Karen Smith at 166 Walnut Street was selected as the winner of the 2017 Spring Home Beautiful Award.
The Town Beautiful Commission is led by residents and/or business leaders in the Collierville community. Their duties include working to enhance and maintain the natural and man-made beauty of this community, and to advise the Board of Mayor & Aldermen on matters affecting the aesthetic and natural beauty within the community.
Follow Town Beautiful on Facebook to stay up to date with the commission and to view honorable mentions from the spring contest: facebook.com/colliervilleinbloom.
Collierville Fire Department Shows How Fire Sprinklers Save Lives
Did you happen to walk by the Collierville Fire Department display at Fair on the Square a few weeks ago? In addition to sharing fire safety education materials with children, the Fire Department had an educational demonstration to share with adults as well.
Kid Safe Fire Prevention Program Gets Real Results
Erin Daniels loves her job. The 4- year veteran of the Collierville Fire Department is a Public Education Specialist – she goes to schools, churches and other organizations and educates people about what to do in the event of a fire.
It’s one thing to love what you are doing regardless of the feedback you receive. Then you have times when you get to see the fruit of what you do. Daniels experienced this recently when she received an email from Dina Foshee, Preschool Director at Faith Lutheran Preschool in Collierville. The message from Foshee forwarded a letter from the parent of a student whose recall of Daniels’ Kid Safe Fire Prevention program had saved his own home.
Collierville Police Dispatcher Helps Save a Life
Training is important. Execution of training coupled with the calm that comes with experience is even more important. Recently, a dispatcher at the Collierville Police Department was able to use her training to help save a life. That’s what the job is about, but not every day is as dramatic as this one was.