Elbridge Gale Elementary School was the proud recipient of a new “Buddy Bench” on Friday, March 13 sponsored by real estate company Chris Allen Homes. Loverly Sheridan, director of the Buddy Ambassadors program and author of Be a Buddy, Not a Bully, was on hand for the presentation. Sheridan’s goal is to educate kids on the importance of compassion. The Buddy Bench will be used to promote kindness and inclusivity in the school. The program will be supported by student Buddy Ambassadors.