Ferguson Chosen Anderson's Senior of the Year
Tuesday, August 7, 2018 at 11:36AM
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The JBC Advisory Council recognized the 22nd Annual Jo Brown Senior Citizen of the Year Award to Iva Sunrise Senior leader, Janice Ferguson. JBC Advisory Council presents plaque to senior of year – (L to R: Mercedes Dean, Janice Ferguson and Linda Krause)

Ferguson selected president of Iva Sunrise Seniors in 2017, was the Iva Sunrise Seniors where participation has grown under her direction. Janice, widow of Dwight Ferguson (married 49 years), has two sons and a daughter and is retired from Robert Bosch.

Mayor Bobby Moore said, “Janice does an amazing job coordinating the weekly events of the Iva Sunrise Seniors. Through her leadership, the group is energized and has grown in the last several months. The town considers the senior programs in Iva an asset and is very fortunate for all of their contributions.”

 

More than 500 attendees took part in this year's Senior Industry Expo, which featured The Band Silver from Iva, line dancing, and eating the sunflower desserts made by senior bakers.

The Golden Year Jamboree sponsors donated $10,000 to the Cancer Association of Anderson.

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