Hamilton Center, Inc. honored three outstanding community members Saturday, August 25th at 1:30 pm in Rose Park. These individuals offered their time to mentor and educate children and adolescents throughout the community for many years. Each recipient contributed significantly to offering students a better perspective on life. The awards were presented during a special ceremony at the community event “We Live”.
Those receiving recognition for the Outstanding Community Member Awards include:
Mr. Richard Lawson for his years of service to the community and in coaching.
Mr. John P. Newton for his service in County Council, Indiana State Alumni Association, and years of enthusiasm for community events.
Sister Dorothy Rasche for her outstanding service to low-income families and in education, as well as her involvement in countless food drives and pantries in our community.
Melvin L. Burks, CEO, Hamilton Center, presented the awards, and recipients received a token of appreciation for their service to community.
Hamilton Center, Inc. is a regional behavioral health system in Central and West Central Indiana. Services are provided to adolescents and adults, with specialized programs for expectant mothers, infants, and people with drug and alcohol problems. Counseling services are provided for people who may be struggling with stress, life changes, or relationship issues as well as more serious problems such as depression, anxiety disorders, and serious mental illnesses.