Teachers in the United States spent more than $1.33 billion out of pocket on supplies and instructional materials in the 2009-2011 school year
Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) September 11, 2012
Sacramento Personal injury attorney, John Demas, establishes the “Green Apple Award” School Supplies Gift Program. The Program is to assist local classrooms by recognizing exceptional teachers in the community. Each week one teacher from Citrus Height, Davis, Elk Grove, Folsom, Rancho Cordova, Rocklin, Roseville, Sacramento and Woodland public schools is selected through nominations to receive the Green Apple Award. The winner receives a $100 OfficeMax gift card to assist with purchasing classroom supplies.
A weak economy and decreased school budgets have forced teachers to spend more of their own earnings to continue making their classroom an enriching. Teaches in the United States spent more than $1.33 billion out of pocket on supplies and instructional materials in the 2009-2011 school year.
1. Each week during the school year the Sacramento personal injury attorney, at the Demas
Law Group, P.C., will award a $100 OfficeMax gift card to one teacher for use in his/ her
2. A teacher or classroom is only eligible to win one time per academic school year.
3. Exceptional teachers can be nominated by friends, colleagues, administration, parents,
students, or even themselves.
4. Only teachers within State of California are eligible.
5. Winners will be notified via phone and email.
Information about the weekly winners and their classrooms will also be posted on the Demas Law Group P.C. website at http://www.injury-attorneys.com/school-supply-gift-program.html.
John N. Demas established the Green Apple Award School Supplies Gift Program to help teachers in California Public Schools get the supplies they need for their students. The program was created to award teachers for their commitment and to assist with the financial burden they face in the classroom every day.
About John Demas
Mr. Demas is a Past-President of the Capital City Trial Lawyers Association and serves on the Board of Members for the Consumer Attorneys of California. He is a member of American Association of Justice and serves as a Settlement Conference Judge Pro Tem, Sacramento County, a Mediator, Placer and El Dorado County and Arbitrator, Sacramento County.
During Mr. Demas' nearly 20 years serving as a Sacramento personal injury lawyer, he has:
- Earned an "AV" rating from Martindale-Hubbell, which is the highest possible rating and one
that is derived from confidential surveys and opinions of other attorneys and judges;
- Won the Trial Lawyer/Advocate of the Year Award that is presented by the Capitol City Trial
Lawyers Association in recognition for his extraordinary trial results;
- Has been granted membership in to The American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), a
respected professional organization with exclusive membership limited only to the most
impressive trial attorneys.
Mr. Demas is a graduate of the University of Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, with Distinction. In his spare time, he likes to spend time with his family, exercise, cycle, scuba dive, hike and enjoys travelling. He was born in Greece and speaks Greek fluently.
About the Demas Law Group, P.C.
The Demas Law Group, P.C. is a team of Sacramento personal injury attorneys and staff who work together dedicating themselves to providing legal representation to individuals and families who have been injured because of the negligence of others. The Sacramento firm handles legal matters including auto injuries, pedestrian injuries, catastrophic injuries, DUI accident injuries, defective products injuries, medical malpractice, defective medications, nursing home abuse, general negligence and wrongful death cases.