Local attorney Rick Levi was named Citizen of the Year by lifelong friend Tom Moster. Moster noted the contributions Levi has made to the community over the past several years, making special mention of the belief of many that by setting a good example, the impact on others' lives will hold a deeper meaning and add strength to a community. "He's a great example to us all," Moster noted.
Clearly humbled by the award, Levi walked to the podium amid a thunderous standing ovation. "When I look around and I see the people here, it makes me very proud to be here in Rushville," Levi said.
Levi's Community Involvement are as follows:
President of the United Way
Chamber of Commerce Board of Director
Founding member of Rush County Health/Doctor Recruitment Program
50 year member of First Presbyterian Church
President of the RHS Alumni Association
Instrumental in securing matching grants for the Boys and Girls Club and Community Foundation
Member of the Board for the Council of Clubs
Active fundraiser for contruction of the Babe Ruth diamond
Helped create the Rush County Community Foundation.