The 2017 Mahanay Bell Tower staff is ready to greet visitors for the season. Pat Richards begins her fourth year as tour guide coordinator. Pat’s enthusiasm for the community is contagious, and she is a terrific ambassador for Greene County. Her husband, Kevin Richards is often seen helping her with activities at the tower. Kids know these two as Mr. & Mrs. Richards as they have both been long-time teachers in the school system.
John and Jane Rowland enjoy meeting the many visitors and pointing out the history of the community. John is a retired social studies teacher from the Greene County schools and Jane retired from Power Lift in Jefferson. They also love to welcome alumni back home.
Lynn and Rachel Gunderson have moved to Jefferson in recent years and enjoyed learning about the many businesses and activities of the area. They welcome people to the tower and share their great impressions with the visitors.
Michele Hardin and Pam Thomsen are both recent retirees of the Greene County Community Schools. Their outgoing personalities make visitors feel so comfortable as they share the history of the tower.
Shelly Berger begins her second year as a Tower tour guide. Shelly retired from the Greene County Medical Center and has enjoyed meeting people in this new environment. She and her husband are very involved in volunteer activities in the community.
Alan Robinson resides in Grand Junction and works part-time in Jefferson, helping out at the tower when he can. Alan is a history buff and enjoys sharing his knowledge of the Tower and the area with visitors.