RSVP honors volunteer

BIG RAPIDS — Judy Ellis, of Lake County, was recently recognized as a Retired and Senior Volunteer Program “Volunteer of the Year.” James Boyd, of Mecosta County, and Robert Friend, of Osceola County, also were recognized.

Also recognized for reaching 1,000 hours of volunteering were: Thelma Boroff, Ronals Kast, Sandra Kast, Rola Langell, Chris Miller, Jane Rozier, Gerald Simon, Teresa Laster, Judy Watz, Kathleen Kelso and Barbara Polk. An amazing volunteer, Doris Platt, has gathered 46,523 volunteer hours in 32 years of service to the program.