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Avery County Commissioner Kenny Poteat, right, joins R.D. Daniels’ many well-wishers by presenting him with a plaque thanking him for his 33 years of service, during which he established Avery County Senior Services from the ground up.
Photo by Matthew Hundley

Originally published: 2013-02-01 15:55:03
Last modified: 2013-02-01 15:55:03

Daniels retirement celebration

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A retirement celebration for the founding director of Avery County Senior Services, R.D. Daniels, took place Tuesday, Jan. 22, at Avery County Senior Center. Friends, family, seniors and government officials showed their appreciation for Daniels’ 33 years of service. Their thanks came in the form of cards, crafts, free golf, a plaque and even a completed application for Daniels to apply to partake in the services provided by Avery County Senior Services. Daniels thanked the community, the seniors and the commissioners for their support and commitment in creating the Senior Services department in Avery County.

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