Friday, September 2, 2016
SUMMER IS ALMOST OVER LET'S STEP BACK IN TIME AND REMEMBER THE
OLD TOWNS WITH ART.
SEE YOU THERE
Frances D. Tate, a local artist, grew up in Decatur, Alabama, attended local public schools and graduated
from Athens State with a degree in psychology.
As a dedicated community leader and advocate, she worked for over 35 years in the telecommunications
After retiring, Frances pursued a passion for art and
painting. But soon after retirement, Frances was
approached to become an equipment auditor for
independent telephone companies throughout the United
This job afforded Frances the opportunity to travel
extensively to many cities and even Indian
reservation.During her many assignments, some lasting
for several weeks in one location, Frances was
enlighten how many communities preserved and
promoted community heritage and legacies.
From that enlightment, Frances was inspired to return home after leaving the auditor's position to begin reviving her community legacy in Old Town Decatur.
It's time for Class!
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