Brownstown Exchange Club planning annual community service awards dinner

Brownstown Exchange Club’s sixth annual community service awards dinner will be at 6 p.m. June 23 at W.R. Ewing, 1103 to 1105 W. Spring St.

Honorees include Dick Burrell, 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.

John Nolting, president of the Brownstown Town Council, will be honored with the Brownstown/Ewing Cultural Heritage Award for his efforts to preserve the history and culture of the community.

Jackson County Officer Bob Lucas will be honored as the 2015 Police Officer of the Year for his service and dedication to the community.

The six Brownstown Central High School Students of the Month for 2014-15 will be honored. They are Amanda Stuckwisch, Olivia Goecker, Hannah Hackman, Allison Persinger, Brittany Isaacs and Sarah Adams. Isaacs, the club’s Youth of the Year, will be awarded a $250 college scholarship.

Pastor Kevin Stiles with Brownstown United Methodist Church will provide the invocation for the dinner, which is open to the public. The cost is $25 per person. Reservations are due by June 17 and may be placed by calling Bill McCormick at 812-358-2793.