Adams County RSVP recognizes volunteers for service at 39th annual banquet

Posted: Nov. 24, 2012 4:37 pm Updated: Dec. 22, 2012 11:15 pm

The Adams County Retired and Senior Volunteer Program recognized 89 of its volunteers with milestone service awards and inducted seven members into the organization's Hall of Fame Wednesday, Nov. 7, during the 39th annual RSVP Recognition Banquet.

The RSVP program, sponsored in part by JWCC, consists of 535 volunteers who provide 71 area agencies with 76,504 hours of service each year.

Former RSVP volunteers inducted into the RSVP Hall of Fame were: Allen and Virginia Echternkamp, Loretta Garrison, John and Eleanor Spurrier, and Don Thompson of Quincy; and Bonnie Lierle of Pittsfield.

Current members recognized with milestone service awards were:

Twenty-five year of service -- Ginny Jorgensen and Ginny Kroeter of Quincy.

Twenty year of service -- Charlotte Berman, Roger Cave, Irene Doellman, Ruth Hall, Arlene Miller, Shirley Murphy, Robert Rouse and Hilda West of Quincy; Maxine Schaffer of Ursa.

Fifteen year of service -- Bernard Clemenson, Alice Doyle, Jerry Doyle, Maxine King, Betty Nichols, Juanita Nickerson, Evelyn Pieper, Frank Saeger, Ruby Sparks, Leroy Wallace, Marilyn Wendling, Juanita Wingerter and Elaine Wolkitt of Quincy.

Ten years of service -- Bill Banks, Mary Bradfield, Wilma Burke, Gary Carter, Bernadine Cook, Marcia Cramsey, Helen Daggett, Martha Danglade, Rosemary Doyle, Jean Eager, Dale Halpin, Catherine Hayden, Audrey Holtschlag, Judy Johnson, Zella Jones, Patricia Lawber, Marge McMullen, Marylyn Mock, Dorothy Musholt, Vern Riggs, Fumiko Stuckey, Marjorie Sullivan, Carol Vahle and Pat Wensing of Quincy; Dorothy Yackley of Taylor, Mo.

Five year of service -- Don Adolfs, Fran Adolfs, Lia Balke, Gary Balke, Paul Brown, Becky Coelho, Irene Coker, Marge Ditto, Linda Drummond, Ron Drummond, Jean Goodwin, Ruth Gottman, Jan Hayes, Pat Hummelsheim, Betty Ippensen, Carolyn Kolodziej, Roy Lewis, Judy Litchfield, Katharine Maas, David May, Therese May, Emiko McKenna, Gerald Neumann, Don O'Hara, Denise Pearcy, Betty Poore, Brad Richmiller, Donna Riggs, Trudy Rollins, Joyce Shackleton, Edith Shiraki, Steve Shiraki, Hazel Sigler, Mary Steinkamp, Judy Tribbett, Jean Vahlkamp, Jim Wagner, Rosalie Walker, Marilyn Weisenborn and Judith Winking of Quincy; Ron and Linda Drummond of West Point; Lia and Gary Balke of Clayton.

For more information on RSVP activities or to learn how to become a volunteer, contact Julie Bates at (217) 641-4961, or visit