A native of Tucker, Georgia, Monica is a graduate of Berry College where she received a B.S. Degree
in Horticulture.

-Helped get Rome designated as Bee City, USA
-Serves as Co-President Bee City, USA
– Co-founder and current President of Rome/Floyd Beekeepers Association
-Board and Co-Executive Director of Chiaha Harvest Fair for 15 years
-Rome International Film Festival Board and has served as Secretary and President
-Founding Board member for Claws for Paws
-Coosa River Basin Initiative, Board and Vice-President
– Volunteer with Empty Bowls
-Chair, Rome City Alcohol Control Committee
-Weekly column in Rome News Tribune
– Former Board member of NW GA Sexual Assault Center

Monica is the mother of one daughter, Ramsey Cook.
Nominated by Randy Davis an others,“ She is selfless, devoted, determined, generous and charitable”




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