Joe Pike was named the Rush County Chamber of Commerce Citizen of the Year Thursday night at the annual meeting of the local body. Pike, a graduate of Rushville High School was chosen from four candidates selected from community service. Pike is currently a member of the Senior Citizen?s Board, the Rushville Economic Development Commission and the Board of Directors of the Rush County Chamber of Commerce.
He formerly served on the Boy Scout Council and was a Boy Scout Leader, served as an officer in the Rushville Youth Foundation, is a past president of the Rushville Rotary Club, the Rushville Garden Club and the Rush County Historical Society and was active in the state Chamber of Commerce. Pike is married and he and his wife, Isabell, have three children.