The Fort Ritchie Community Center has added a Marketing and Special Events Coordinator to its team. Buck Browning, executive director, said Jaimie Paterson has begun her new role and he is excited to have her on board. “There are so many exciting things in the works here for Fort Ritchie and the community, we felt we needed to expand and add some new resources to our team. We found someone who we feel is the perfect fit in Jaimie,” he said.

Mrs. Paterson, a Shippensburg University graduate, said she is very happy with how things fell into place. “I have known Buck and most of the staff at Community Center for quite some time. When the opportunity arose, I jumped at it, because I knew they were the type of people I’d love to work with. I think we’re going to do great things as a team, and I’m really excited to be here,” she added.

Paterson graduated in 2011 with a B.A. in Communications/Journalism emphasizing in Public Relations. She is from the Pittsburgh area, and currently resides in Chambersburg with her husband and young son.

The Fort Ritchie Community Center’s mission is to create and provide healthy lifestyle and leisure activities, foster community traditions, and promote cultural development through the arts, education, sports, technology, and natural resources to enhance the quality of life for the residents and users of Fort Ritchie and surrounding communities. The Community Center offer a fitness center, free-weight room, fitness classes and various events throughout the year.