Hometown Heroes 2017: Brenda FerrenLast Edited:
CUMBERLAND COUNTY, N.J. – Brenda Ferren is a preacher, teacher, and role model. She brings a strong charitable and religion-based selflessness to both of her professions—personal fitness training and ministry.
She trains and mentors women who have suffered abuse, volunteers for Inspira spiritual care, does creative arts therapy, and teaches at different churches. As a past victim of abuse, she can relate to low self-esteem and trauma and inspire others to rebound and make changes in their lives.
Last year, Brenda was featured on the cover of Business Mag for her professional and charitable efforts. She was selected in 2008 as a Regional Proctor—certification person in personal training and as a group fitness instructor—for Faithfully Fit, then received the 2016 Presenter of the Year award for her leadership from Faithfully Fit.
She advocates for and supports helping organizations such as Boys and Girls Club and United Way. She is a mentor at Petway School and has won a Volunteer Award for Excellence from Underwood Hospital, Virtuous Woman Award from Christian Quarterly, New Jersey Governor’s Volunteer Award, and a host of others.
In a detailed presentation, her nominator described her as “awesome.”
We agree and is proud to honor Brenda as a very accomplished Hometown Hero.
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