Bonnie Hopperton of Orange, right, receives a surprise gift of a throw, depicting highlights of the city of Orange, including the non-profit Hopperton founded 25 years ago, GOALS, Greater Orange Adult Literacy Services.  She and husband Ron are planning to move to Georgia near their grown children and grandchildren in the coming year.  The throw and a plaque were presented to Hopperton as a good-bye gift on Tuesday, Dec. 4, at a GOALS meeting in the Orange home of Judy Williams, Secretary of GOALS, by Andy Preslar of Vidor, President of GOALS, left.  GOALS is currently seeking ESL students, persons who need a GED, and those with reading difficulties to service.  The GOALS office is located at 520 Decatur, Orange 77630, near the North Early Learning Center.  The phone for the GOALS office is 409.886.4311.  Ask for Rhonda Powell, Director, to register, or email her at:  rhonda@goals-setx.com.  There is no cost for any of the services at GOALS.  GOALS of Orange can also be found on Facebook.
Photo by Anne Payne, Record Staff