In celebration of the upcoming National FBLA Week, Bleckley County Commissioner Bob Brockman visited Bleckley County High School to sign a proclamation naming February 13-20, 2016 as National FBLA-PBL Week at Bleckley County High School. The proclamation is written as follows:
WHEREAS, Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda is a non-profit educational organization whose first chapter was established in Johnson City, Tennessee, in 1942; and
WHEREAS, the local chapter of FBLA was established at Bleckley County High School in 1967; and
WHEREAS, this organization has grown now to encompass over 250,000 members and advisers nationwide in high schools, colleges, universities, career and technical schools, and private business schools; and
WHEREAS, FBLA-PBL is a professional business organization dedicated to bringing business and education together in a positive working relationship through innovative leadership and career development programs; and
WHEREAS, members perform community service activities and strive to build a student’s understanding of the realities of the modern business world; and
WHEREAS, FBLA teaches high school students basic business and leadership principles, and PBL helps university, college, technical and business school students to make the transition from school to work;
NOW, THEREFORE, I, Bob Brockman, County Commissioner of Bleckley County in the State of Georgia, do hereby proclaim February 13-20, 2016, as NATIONAL FBLA-PBL WEEK at Bleckley County High.
Pictured are: (front row) Lacey B.(Vice-President), and Bleckley County Commissioner, Bob Brockman, (back row) Jordan S. Parliamentarian, Tyler S., Treasurer, Yahtayvia S., member, and Kendall M., Secretary.