Bobby Whitten of Junction City has been honored through the Modern Woodmen’s Hometown Hero Program for his countless hours of service to the community.
This past Saturday Whitten was recognized for his work with kids as a DARE Officer, school resource officer, in sports and as a police officer and photographer.
As part of the Hometown Hero Program. members of the Junction City Modern Woodmen Chapter 317 presented Whitten with a certificate and a $100 grant award to be donated to the charitable organization of his choice. Whitten selected Food Pantry of Geary County to receive the donation.
“Volunteers form the foundation of a strong community.” said Brenda Boyd, local Modern Woodmen volunteer leader. “Modern Woodmen’s Hometown Hero Program gives us the chance to thank those who selflessly give their time to make the world a better place.”