On Dec. 8, 2010 The Thrifty Spot, a transition-to-work training program for students with disabilities, opened its doors to the Mathews community. Residents, area churches, and a crew of dedicated volunteers have embraced this project making it a win-win for our students, for the Mathews County Public School division, and the community. The Thrifty Spot provides Mathews residents the only thrift opportunity in the county. The response to having a thrift shop has been overwhelming allowing The Thrifty Spot to financially support and contribute to instructional needs at all three schools within the division. Most importantly, your generous donations, volunteer hours, and retail shopping support have provided the opportunity for our students with disabilities to learn valuable vocational skills in preparation for jobs in the county upon graduation. A win-win!
I would like to thank Mathews High School Special Education staff Cathy Walker, Vera Dotson, Debbie ...
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