The City of Murfreesboro announced today that Connie Rigsby has agreed to become the new Director of the St. Clair Street Senior Center. Rigsby begins her service to the Center and its participants on March 24, 2014.
Rigsby comes with a wealth of experience in the field of senior centers, having been the Director of the Cannon County Senior Center for the past twelve years. Under Rigsby’s leadership the Cannon County senior center has been recognized as one of the most active in the state.
“I look forward to working with one of the best Senior Centers in the State and continuing to provide quality programs and services to the seniors of Rutherford County, “ she said. “I am excited to build on the foundation set at St. Clair Street to make current and future programs more comprehensive and to reach out to all seniors. Stop by and say Hello. I look forward to meeting everyone.”
Ms. Rigsby has served as President of the Tennessee Federation for the Aging and the Tennessee Association of Senior Centers. She is a member of the National Institute for Senior Centers. Locally, she is a board member at Stones River Hospital, is the Vice-President of the University of Tennessee Advisory Board, Vice-President of the Cannon County Chamber of Commerce and Vice-President of the Woodbury Lions Club.
“We are excited to add someone of Connie’s caliber to the City’s team,” commented City Manager Rob Lyons. “Connie is innovative in her approach and committed to the senior population. Her energy and leadership skills will be of value both to St. Clair, but also to the City’s management and future direction.”
A reception to introduce Rigsby to the community will be held on Friday, March 28 at the St. Clair Street Senior Center located at 325 St. Clair Street in the main Dining Hall from 2-4 p.m.