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Ritchie Honors Oswego County ‘Seniors of the Year’

Senator Patty Ritchie, right, is pictured with Jack Proud and Suzy Beyer.

Senator Patty Ritchie, right, is pictured with Jack Proud and Suzy Beyer.

FULTON, NY – State Senator Patty Ritchie honored two local seniors for their contributions to their communities recently at her annual Oswego County Senior Health and Wellness Fair.

 Senator Patty Ritchie, right, is pictured with Jack Proud and Suzy Beyer.

Senator Patty Ritchie, right, is pictured with Jack Proud and Suzy Beyer.

Those honored included Oswego County Legislator Jack Proud and Suzy Beyer, a longtime volunteer with RSVP of Oswego County.

“Across our region, so many seniors are giving of their time to make a difference in their local communities,” said Senator Ritchie. “Jack and Suzy are two shining examples of this and I was pleased to be able to honor them with this award.”

Held Sept. 21, Senator Ritchie’s Oswego County Senior Health and Wellness Fair attracted more than 500 people and helped to connect members of the region’s aging population with health checks and tips to improve their well-being.

Senator Ritchie will host two more Senior Health and Wellness Fairs in the coming weeks.

On September 29, her St. Lawrence County event will take place in Ogdensburg and on October 19 her Jefferson County fair will take place in Watertown.