Gussie Jones named parade grand marshal


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BEAVERCREEK — The City of Beavercreek 4th of July Committee announced the 2017 Parade Grand Marshall is Gussie Jones.

Jones was nominated and selected after a review of her years of community service and contributions to the City of Beavercreek. Jones has live in Beavercreek for more than 46 years and owned a small business for 13 years. In 2015, she retired as Public Education Manager for the Greene County Board of Developmental Disabilities after 20 years of service.

She has strongly supported the Beavercreek community and enhanced its image. Jones has been actively involved in the Beavercreek Chamber of Commerce, Feed the Creek and Greenebucs.

Her commitment and support of the community includes her devotion to the development of Owen’s Place. She works tirelessly to help with fundraising for the construction of Owen’s Place so individuals with and without disabilities have a place to interact and enjoy recreation together.

The community is invited to join the city in recognizing Gussie Jones as she leads the parade as Grand Marshall.

The parade begins at 6 p.m. Tuesday, July 4 at the intersection of Meadowbridge Drive and Dayton-Xenia Roads. After the parade, the festivities continue at Rotary Park, 2260 Dayton-Xenia Road with food, entertainment, bounce houses and children’s activities. UES Fireworks Show will light up the skies at 10 p.m.

If interested in participating in the parade call 937-427-5514 or email parks@beavercreekohio.gov for a parade application.

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Story courtesy of Beavercreek Parks, Recreation and Culture Department.

Story courtesy of Beavercreek Parks, Recreation and Culture Department.

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