November 14, 2002 - West Chester, PA

Jean Francis, the very dedicated, diligent, highly accurate editor of the quarterly ARSCSE newsletter retires.   Her years as editor were celebrated during a luncheon with 12 good friends.   Those in attendance were: Jean, Ann Magee, Wes Hofstad, Tom Iivari, Karl Langlois, Dave Lorenz, Bob Konke, Eleanor and Neil Bogner, Jane and Frank Resides and a friend of theirs.   Neil Bogner, ARSCSE Treasurer, presented Jean with a plaque.
The inscription on Jean's plaque reads:

Meritorious Services Citation

Jean R. Francis

In Special Recognition and
Appreciation for over 5 years as
ARSCSE Editor.
Her dedication and leadership
Resulting in a Newsletter that
Was greatly valued by the

Association of Retired
Soil Conservation Service Employees

Last updated Nov. 16, 2002 by Owen P. Lee