Playground Donation Thank You

Millstreet Town Park Committee wish to thank  Agnieszka Jurczyk  of Savannah Beauty Studio for her very generous  donation to the Playground Project.  It is great to have another local business support our Town Park on this project, thank you Agnieszka.  Please continue to support our local entities  as they give back and help us improve the fantastic amenities in our popular Park.  We are still accepting donations to make us debt free  and we would be delighted to receive any and all amounts.
TO DONATE: you may:

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Julia Sheila Becker (1927-2020)

On the second of March, we lost one of the most impactful people you ever met. Once a maid, working her way to the title of “Doctor,” Sheila Becker was a strong, driven, empowering woman. Most of all, she was a character.

Dr. Julia “Sheila” Becker, née O’Sullivan passed away on March 2, 2020, age 92 years and 8 months.

Born in Claraghatlea, Millstreet, County Cork, Ireland on June 28, 1927, Sheila was raised in a large Irish family with 16 siblings. Having no running water or electricity, Sheila often said she grew up on fresh air.

Sheila became a nanny and midwife in London, helping deliver hundreds of babies. Her ticket to America in 1955 came at the age of 28, due to the nursing shortage. Sheila was a Registered Nurse and her trip to America was the opportunity of a life time.

As for many immigrants, her arrival to America brought the opportunity for a better life. Sheila continued her education, receiving her Masters in Social Work and culminating in her PhD in Clinical Psychology from the Center for Humanistic Studies, at the age of 67. Over the years, Sheila counselled many individuals and families, helping them work through life’s conflicts and emotional distress. Her strength of character and strong religious beliefs made her a role model for many.  [read more …] “Julia Sheila Becker (1927-2020)”