WHAT A CHARACTER — Tennessee’s First Lady, Crissy Haslam, (right) was in Union City Tuesday and visited with Cathy Waggoner, Promethean Foundation administrator, and the program’s visionary founder and source of financial support, Robert Kirkland. The local retired businessman and entrepreneur, whose sense of humor is almost as well known as his philanthropic ideas, envisioned the Promethean program as an initiative that would instill character and provide early childhood opportunities for learning by working with local childcare facilities in Obion County. The program is in its 10th year and has provided an unprecedented opportunity for more than 1,000 children through its scholarship program.

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