Designated in 2010, the J.C. Penney Memorial Scenic Highway, located in the Town of Penney Farms, celebrates the rich history of the surrounding community and the ongoing dedication of a grass roots organization focused on education and advocacy for a unique way of life. With the support of numerous devoted and enthusiastic volunteers, the byway has become a focal point in the community.
Recently, the byway organization held their annual meeting at the Penney Farms Retirement Community. With nearly 45 people in attendance the group reviewed current projects, discussed upcoming events and held elections for the new year with all current board members being reelected and excited to take on the challenges of another term.
The organization also kicked off efforts to develop a plan of action for the next 5 years. Starting with a review of their current mission statement the organization will update their goals, develop a succession plan and work to address long term organizational sustainability challenges.
As this group moves forward, it remains committed to engagement and stewardship, two valuable traits that continue to define this proud and successful organization.