Crossville Chronicle, Crossville, TN

March 6, 2013

Lions to hear about Peavine Rd. expansion March 18

By Ken Steadman
Sun contributor

CROSSVILLE — The Fairfield Glade Lions Club will hear the latest report about the Peavine Road project at their March 18 meeting. Director of Operations for the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) Ken Flynn and his wife, Jennifer, who is Community Relations Officer will be the speakers.

Flynn was named director of operations for Region Two in January of this year. He has held several positions with TDOT since joining the department in 1984. Jennifer Lynn began her career in the TDOT Region Two office in Chattanooga in 1975. There are 24 counties included in Region Two.

Ken’s continuing goal is to promote the mission of TDOT to be the best department of transportation in the nation by using the best technology and knowledge available to safely and efficiently build, preserve and maintain Tennessee’s transportation system. Ken will try to explain what will probably happen during construction. Jennifer’s job is to work with citizens, TDOT personnel and lawmakers to resolve concerns or complaints.

Lion PDG Keith Pontius is responsible for making arrangements for the Lynns to attend the meeting. Lion Keith commented, “We are very pleased to have both of these highly qualified people to attend our meeting. There is a lot of speculation about what will happen during the Peavine project. It will be very beneficial and helpful to get first hand information from these experts.”

The Lions Club has many interesting speakers at their meetings to keep their members informed about community projects. You are encouraged to contact Membership Chairman Jerry McBride at 707-0438 to learn more about the Lions and the projects they carry out to make this a better community to live.