CAG Report: Farewell Georgetown

By my count, we are past Day 90 of our socially distanced existence — an unexpected, unprecedented and very strange experience that most of us will never forget. The human tragedy, economic pain and psychological stress have been enormous for many.

Yet I continue to be impressed by the flexibility, resilience and creativity of people and institutions as they adjust to this new normal. Local government and business leaders, scientists, arts and religious organizations, health and wellness providers — all are finding ways to adapt to the new situation and contribute to solutions.

Given its long history and strong community spirit, I am confident that Georgetown will find a successful path forward and continue to be the truly special place it has long been.

This is my last president’s column for The Georgetowner. After a decade living in Georgetown and volunteering with the Citizens Association of Georgetown, my husband and I are relocating to Colorado to be near mountains and family. It has been a true pleasure to serve as president of this wonderful organization, which works every day to support and strengthen our local community and preserve Georgetown’s unique historic legacy.

Going forward, CAG will be led by Tara Sakraida Parker, working with Executive Director Leslie Maysak and CAG’s board, committee chairs and volunteers. With this excellent leadership and CAG’s strong base of support, I have no doubt that CAG will continue to thrive for many years to come.

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