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Terry Anderson honored as Outstanding Citizen of the Year

The Rev. Terry Anderson said being chosen as the Outstanding Citizen of the Year by the Jamestown Area Chamber of Commerce caught him a “little off guard.”

“I was extremely surprised and gratified,” he said Thursday. “This award isn’t something you anticipate ever receiving, so I am very honored I was chosen for this award.”

Samantha Beckman, marketing manager at Jamestown Regional Medical Center, wrote in her letter nominating Anderson for the award that he leads by influence. Anderson served for 12 years on the JRMC Board of Directors and was instrumental in helping the medical center transition from its long-time home on 5th Avenue Northeast to its new location in southwest Jamestown. During his time on the JRMC Board, Anderson was part of efforts to bring new staff to the medical center, helped in the planning for a future oncology center and in bringing a 3-D mammography machine to the medical center.

Beckman said Anderson has also been influential as pastor of his church, Montpelier Lutheran Church, and in his service to the community by being a member of the Jamestown Public School Board.

“Overall, Reverend Terry Anderson consistently demonstrates how to listen, empathize, be a good steward, grow, influence and most importantly, how to make a difference in what you do each day,” Beckman wrote in the nomination letter.

During his time as chaplain and a professor at the University of Jamestown, Anderson has had a chance to interact with the university’s staff, students and faculty. Anderson hosts a meeting with students, staff and faculty at 11 a.m. each Tuesday in the Nafus Student Center called “Meeting at the corner of Life Avenue and Faith Lane.”

“We talk about many different things, mainly about service projects, world religions and issues of faith,” he said.

“I love being in the university atmosphere,” he said. “The young people are filled with energy, they have different viewpoints on different things. I like being around them.”

Anderson said what keeps him staying involved in the community is working with people. He said all the boards he has been a part of, it was the chance to work with people that kept him involved.

“The people in my church, the people of Jamestown, they have made a wonderful life for me and my wife, Sue,” he said.

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Posted:February 10, 2016


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