Tanya Patton honored
March 26, 2020
The Columbia County Rural Library Board of Trustee's Chairperson Tanya Patton was presented with a certificate of appreciation from the Columbia County Commissioners, for her 14-year service on the Library Board and her leadership in incorporating the local library in the Rural District. This incorporation brought many benefits to the library for staff and patrons, including regular funding, more staff and increased weekly hours. The framed certificate was presented by County Commissioner Chairman Chuck Amerein, who said "We really appreciate all the work you put into it and we very much thank you for what you've done. You started it, you kept it going." Patton gave a heartfelt reply, "Thank you. That means a lot to me."