Dan Feroz Named Citizen-of-the-Year

December 7, 2012
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The Venango Area Chamber of Commerce has announced that Dan Feroz, of Oil City, has been selected as the Chamber’s Citizen-of-the-Year.

Feroz will be honored at the Chamber’s annual dinner on February 20.

Feroz is being lauded as a planner-organizer for organizations that include the Oil Heritage Festival Committee, the Oil City Arts and Culture Commission and the Colonel Drake Alliance.  In addition to his “in-the-trenches” volunteer efforts, Feroz, who is himself a musician, is active in booking concerts and other entertainment for community events.

Feroz has worked as a behavioral and mental health caseworker, and as director of Venango County’s senior centers.  He was also part of a task force that considered, on behalf of the Pennsylvania Attorney General’s office, changes to state laws concerning scams targeted toward senior citizens.  He also serves as a deacon and community volunteer for a local Presbyterian church.

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