Brownstown Exchange Club to host service award dinner

Brownstown Exchange Club’s ninth annual Community Service Awards Dinner will be at 6 p.m. June 13 at W.R. Ewing, 1103-1105 W. Spring St.

Pastor Jordan McKinney will provide the invocation.

Honorees include Blake Hackman, who will receive the Book of Golden Deeds Award. It’s the National Exchange Club’s highest award, recognizing dedicated community leaders who have given selflessly of their time, talents and resources toward making their communities better places to live.

Luke Nolting will be honored with the Brownstown/Ewing Cultural Heritage Award for his efforts to preserve the history and culture of the community.

The seven Brownstown Central High School Students of the Month will be honored. They are Claire Smith, Jenny Runge, Emma Zabor, Madison Klinge, Maggie Rohlfing, Shelby Stuckwisch and Stuart Hayden. Rohlfing, the club’s Youth of the Year, will be awarded a $250 college scholarship.

Wayne and Judy Gilbert will receive the Community Service Award. Chief Deputy Andy Wayman will be recognized as the Police Officer of the Year. Jerry Hounshel will receive the Proudly We Hail Award for properly displaying the American flag.

The dinner is open to the public. The cost is $25 per person.

Reservations are due by June 7 and may be placed by calling Bill McCormick at 812-358-2793.