Youth Activities & Education

Education System

Posted on Jul 22, 2013

Education System

Mike is product of the Tazewell County Education system and has consistently supported increased education funding during his term in office.  The records will show that local funding for education consistently increased while he has been in office and the board has avoided teacher layoffs unlike other counties in our region.

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Farming

Posted on Jul 22, 2013

Farming

Farming is critical to our county’s economy and therefore Mike’s positions and votes have always supported farmers and the property rights.  This includes voting against elk restoration in our county and to maintain our AG education positions in the local school system.

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Youth Activities

Posted on Jul 22, 2013

Youth Activities

Youth activities build stronger communities.  That is why Mike has worked for, and supported, all little league programs since he first took office in 2006. He and his wife have spent many hours at little league activities, and their time is coming again with their grandson’s participation starting last spring.

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Hymes Supports 4-H Program

Posted on Jul 10, 2013

Hymes Supports 4-H Program

The 4-H program prepares young people to step up to the challenges in their community and the world. Using research-based programming around positive youth development, 4-H youth get the hands-on real world experience they need to become leaders.  Mike supports the program to help the children of Tazewell county reach their full potential.

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