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Ribbon cutting at new Gee's Bend welcome center

Governor and Mrs. Bentley are joined by Department of Senior Services Commissioner Neal Morrison and Lt. Governor Kay Ivey and others at the ceremony. (Source: Gov.'s Press Office) Governor and Mrs. Bentley are joined by Department of Senior Services Commissioner Neal Morrison and Lt. Governor Kay Ivey and others at the ceremony. (Source: Gov.'s Press Office)
GEE'S BEND, AL (WSFA) -

Alabama Governor Robert Bentley joined officials from Wilcox County, the Alabama Tombigbee Regional Council and the Alabama Department of Senior Services for a ribbon-cutting ceremony Monday.

The ceremony was called to dedicate the new Gee's Bend  Ferry Terminal and the new Gee's Bend Senior Center.

The new Gee's Bend Ferry Terminal will also serve as a Welcome Center for tourists visiting the historic Gee's Bend community.

The Senior Center will serve as a nutrition center for seniors as well as a central location for the well-known Quilters of Gee's Bend.

Both buildings are expected to help boost economic growth in Wilcox County. 

 

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