Fran’s Fans collects more than 1,000 fans for local seniors

Fran's Fans 2019 final tally

(WECT) - The Fran's Fans campaign has helped thousands of senior citizens in the Cape Fear region stay cool in the summer heat over the past two decades.

Every year, WECT’s Frances Weller heads to Walmarts in various locations around the area to collect fans to donate to the New Hanover County Senior Center, Brunswick Senior Resources and the Pender County Adult Services Center.

This year, Fran’s Fans collected more than 1,000 fans.

More than 800 fans were collected during the drive in 2018.

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