The sixth annual Senior Citizens Day, sponsored by Sheriff Harold Jones and the Copiah County TRIAD, will be held Wednesday, May 20 from 9 a.m. until noon at the Joe L. Johnson Saferoom, Epps Lane, Gallman.
All senior citizens age 55 and over are invited to come and enjoy free health screenings, door prizes, and lunch, along with information on safety.
Guest speaker is Copiah County’s own Maggie Wade, news anchor at WLBT TV3 in Jackson. Maggie is a native of Crystal Springs. She attended Hinds County Public Schools and is a graduate of Utica High School.
An Emmy nominated News Anchor, Maggie attended Jackson State University, becoming the 89th member of her family to attend JSU. She transferred her sophomore year to Mississippi College to pursue a career in Corporate Law. But it was at MC she discovered her ability in radio.
Maggie was hired at WLBT her senior year. Since that time she has worked as weekend weather anchor, news reporter, coordinator and producer of children’s programming, and now serves as 4, 4:30, 5, and 10 p.m. news co-anchor and covers stories on education, children’s issues and anything else that might pop up.
For more information about the event, please call 601-894-3011.