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President Stacey Stephenson (left) presents Phyllis Arthur with her 50-year certificate for serving in Psi Iota Xi.

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Arthur honored for 50 years of membership

GREENFIELD – Phyllis Arthur of Greenfield was recently honored by the Upsilon chapter of Psi Iota Xi for 50 years of membership.

She joined in 1971and was a charter member of the Theta Alpha chapter in New Palestine and served as the president of the Indiana State Association of Psi Iota Xi. She remains active in the Upsilon chapter by documenting each year through a scrapbook, participating in chapter fundraisers, including serving on the Christmas greenery committee, leading our art, literature, and music efforts, and participating on the scholarship committee.

Psi Iota Xi, founded in 1897 in Muncie, is a women’s philanthropic organization with chapters throughout the midwestern United States.

Rotary Club honors first responders

GREENFIELD – The Rotary Club of Greenfield recently honored local residents with the Walter Worland First Responders Awards. The award, in honor of a past Rotarian, community leader and philanthropist, is presented to law enforcement, emergency medical technicians, firefighters and dispatchers for extraordinary heroism and service to the community.

Cynthia (Cindy) Carver was named 911 Telecommunicator of the Year for her dedication to dispatch and going above and beyond with extra support to the center and special projects.

Officer Ben Kessington received the Officer of the Year award, honored for his quick response to a structure fire and escorting two juveniles from the residence to care for them until fire and medical crews arrived.

Adam Leonard received the Paramedic of the Year Award for his dedication to the department, training and teaching others, and for caring for patients.

Firefighter/EMT Aaron Paul received the Firefighter of the Year award, honored for his integrity, for knowing the equipment well and hustling in emergencies, for being a mentor to others, and for serving his community through several organizations and mission trips.

Shrine club to host meal, meeting

GREENFIELD – The Hancock County Shrine Club will host a meal and meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 24 at the Fraternal Order of Police. Cost is 10; reserve a spot by May 20 to Jim Vosmek, 317-442-2696 or [email protected]

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