In June, Central Iowa RSVP hosted a dinner celebration for RSVP volunteers who have been actively volunteering for 20 years or more. Special recognition was given to Esther Wicks of Story City, who has been an active RSVP volunteer for 41 years! Shown here from left to right are: (front row) Ruth Shickell, Ames; Neva Jean Jacobson, Story City, Esther Wicks, Story City; Millie Olson, Story City, Virginia Ullrick, Ames; Thelma Hubbard, Ames; (second row) Pat Martens, Roland; Gene Demaray, Story City; Jean Schlapia, Ames; Hazel Henryson, Ames; (back row) Shirley Shaw, Ames; Sara Anderson, Story City, Ruth Maxwell, Maxwell; Dorothy Pointer, Nevada; Margaret Thompson, Story City; and Rhoda Nerem, Roland. There are 12 other members of the RSVP 20+ Club who were not able to attend. These 28 remarkable volunteers have provided over 85,000 hours of service to their communities, which has a monetary value of $1,442,800. Contributed photo