Exchange Club to hold service award dinner
Brownstown Exchange Club’s 10th annual Community Service Awards Dinner will be at 6 p.m. Wednesday at W.R. Ewing, 1103-1105 W. Spring St.
Pastor Jordan McKinley will provide the invocation.
Honorees include Sarah McGill, 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.
Morris Tippin and the Jackson County History Center will be honored with the Brownstown/Ewing Cultural Heritage Award for their 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 Tayler Garland, Ethan Carlin, Brooklyn Snodgrass, Cassidy Isaacs, Claire Poulton and Robbie Branaman. Poulton will receive the club’s Youth of the Year award.
Alex Caffee will receive the Accepting the Challenge of Excellence Award, and Tom Wright and Ruth Riley will receive Community Service Awards.
Brownstown Police Chief Tom Hanner and Assistant Police Chief Joe Kelly will be recognized as First Responders of the Year, and Chester Carroll Jr. will receive the Proudly We Hail Award for properly displaying the American flag.
The Jack Montgomery Excellence in Education Award will be given to Karen Ault and Paula Workman.
The dinner is open to the public. The cost is $25 per person.
Reservations are due by Sunday and may be placed by calling Bill McCormick at 812-358-2793.