Pictured above – Michelle Hale accepts “teacher of the month” certificate and gift card

Donation made through COUNTRY Financial’s Operation Helping Heroes program

CookevilleCOUNTRY Financial representative and insurance agency owner Buddy Johnson recently donated $1500 to Capshaw Elementary School through the company’s Financial Operation Helping Heroes. The funds are used to support an employee of the month program at the school.

Teacher Michelle Hale is the December teacher of the month and she was awarded an Amazon gift card.

“It’s important to support your local community and teachers,” said Johnson. “This donation is a token of appreciation for their service.”

COUNTRY Financial, an insurance and financial services company, has donated more than $4 million since 2020 to organizations and programs that support teachers, first responders, active-duty service members and veterans.The Operation Helping Heroes program was created in 2015 to support nonprofit events and programs that benefit active-duty service members, veterans and their families.

Later, the program expanded to include first responders and teachers.

Photo courtesy of COUNTRY financial.

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