JOHNNIE MAE SWAGERTY SUCCEEDS JEANNIE HODGES AS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE SOUTH CENTRAL KINGSPORT COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION
With those words, Riverview's newest neighborhood director is ready to get down to business.
It's the person Swagerty has called "Miss Jeannie" for years.
"Miss Jeannie left some big shoes to fill," Swagerty says. "She was a go-getter. She did things on time, she did them accurately, she made sure everything was paid for, she made sure the kids in South Central-sponsored events always had a good time, she made sure all the vendors were taken care of. She made sure all the health and safety regulations were followed at events."
"She was the perfect executive director, and I'm working to keep that same level of perfection up."
In keeping with that, Swagerty herself is trying to make a new friend. Her new office at South Central Kingsport Community Development.