State Senator Ken Yager Meets with Emory Valley Center

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(NASHVILLE) – On Wednesday, March 1, State Senator Ken Yager (R-Kingston) met with a group from Emory Valley Center to discuss how the center supports those individuals with disabilities in the region.

Among those in the meeting were Jennifer Enderson, President of the Emory Valley Center, her daughter, Hannah Enderson, Janet Wood, Vice President of Community Engagement, and Crystal Hicks, Vice President of Operations.

“I am very happy I had the opportunity to meet with the Emory Valley Center group this week,” said Senator Ken Yager. “I am a staunch supporter of agencies that support individuals with disabilities, and I look forward to seeing the great work Emory Valley Center and other similar agencies do in the future.”

Pictured left to right: Janet Wood, Crystal Hicks, State Senator Ken Yager, Jennifer Enderson, Hannah Enderson in Sen. Yager’s office in the Cordell Hull Building in Nashville.

About Brad Jones

Brad is the Owner/Operator of BBB TV 12, and has been with the company since August of 1996. Brad is a 1987 graduate of Coalfield High School and a 1995 graduate of the University of Tennessee College of Communications. He won the 1995 broadcast production student of the year award. Brad worked at Shop at Home, Inc. a home shopping network that was located in Knoxville, TN from 1993 - 1995 and then at Via TV (RSTV, Inc.) from 1995 - 1996. After some freelance work in Nashville, Brad joined the BBB Communications staff in August of 1996. A short stint at WVLT TV as a news photographer was in 2001, but he continued to work at BBB TV as well. Brad is married to Nicole Jenkins Jones, a 1990 graduate of Oak Ridge High School, who works at Oak Ridge Gastroenterology and Associates in Oak Ridge. They have 3 kids, Trevor Bogard, 27, Chandler 22, and Naomi 13. On December 12, 2013 they welcomed their first grandchild, Carter Ryan Bogard. Brad is also the assistant boys basketball coach at Coalfield High School for the past 11 years. In 2013-14 the Yellow Jackets won their first district title since 1991 and just the 4th in school history.

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