Local residents recognized for volunteer service

Three Mapleton residents were among those recognized with 2015 Ontario Volunteer Service Medals in Guelph on March 18.

Elbert Bouwman of Drayton, Theo van der Meulen of Alma and Romy Schill of Wallenstein were all recognized for five years of service to the Wellington Junior Farmers.

Other members of the Wellington Junior Farmers recognized at the event were Katherine Clyne, of Harriston, five years; and Alex Noble, of Harriston, and Kate McKenzie, of Elora, who received youth awards of distinction.

Palmerston residents Ron Hodgins and Lynn Hodgins were recognized for 30 years of service to the Victorian Order of Nurses.