Peggy Gard retires as Hillsboro tax commissioner


City officials, fellow employees, friends and family helped Peggy Gard celebrate her retirement Wednesday as tax commissioner of the city of Hillsboro. Gard is retiring after 26 years with the tax office, 25 of them as tax commissioner. She previously worked three years for the Highland County Board of Elections. Gard was feted with a carry-in lunch, a cake, numerous gifts and a plaque presented by mayor Drew Hastings. Gard said she plans to travel with her husband, Dale, and other family members, including four grandchildren. She is pictured in front of her retirement cake with grandsons Greyson Abbott, 8, left, and Pierce Abbott, 6.

City officials, fellow employees, friends and family helped Peggy Gard celebrate her retirement Wednesday as tax commissioner of the city of Hillsboro. Gard is retiring after 26 years with the tax office, 25 of them as tax commissioner. She previously worked three years for the Highland County Board of Elections. Gard was feted with a carry-in lunch, a cake, numerous gifts and a plaque presented by mayor Drew Hastings. Gard said she plans to travel with her husband, Dale, and other family members, including four grandchildren. She is pictured in front of her retirement cake with grandsons Greyson Abbott, 8, left, and Pierce Abbott, 6.


City officials, fellow employees, friends and family helped Peggy Gard celebrate her retirement Wednesday as tax commissioner of the city of Hillsboro. Gard is retiring after 26 years with the tax office, 25 of them as tax commissioner. She previously worked three years for the Highland County Board of Elections. Gard was feted with a carry-in lunch, a cake, numerous gifts and a plaque presented by mayor Drew Hastings. Gard said she plans to travel with her husband, Dale, and other family members, including four grandchildren. She is pictured in front of her retirement cake with grandsons Greyson Abbott, 8, left, and Pierce Abbott, 6.

City officials, fellow employees, friends and family helped Peggy Gard celebrate her retirement Wednesday as tax commissioner of the city of Hillsboro. Gard is retiring after 26 years with the tax office, 25 of them as tax commissioner. She previously worked three years for the Highland County Board of Elections. Gard was feted with a carry-in lunch, a cake, numerous gifts and a plaque presented by mayor Drew Hastings. Gard said she plans to travel with her husband, Dale, and other family members, including four grandchildren. She is pictured in front of her retirement cake with grandsons Greyson Abbott, 8, left, and Pierce Abbott, 6.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/33/2017/05/web1_Gard-Peggy-retires.jpgCity officials, fellow employees, friends and family helped Peggy Gard celebrate her retirement Wednesday as tax commissioner of the city of Hillsboro. Gard is retiring after 26 years with the tax office, 25 of them as tax commissioner. She previously worked three years for the Highland County Board of Elections. Gard was feted with a carry-in lunch, a cake, numerous gifts and a plaque presented by mayor Drew Hastings. Gard said she plans to travel with her husband, Dale, and other family members, including four grandchildren. She is pictured in front of her retirement cake with grandsons Greyson Abbott, 8, left, and Pierce Abbott, 6.

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