The award is presented by Anthem Blue Cross-Blue Shield to honor those who devote extensive hours to volunteering.
Charlene serves her church, the Russellville Community Center, County Extension Homemakers and offers her services for tutoring and babysitting.
She is a member of the Putnam County Retired Teachers, which begins its 2012-13 meetings on Sept. 10 at noon at the Putnam Inn.
Local students joined the Purdue community by participating in the annual Boiler Gold Rush program at Purdue University's West Lafayette campus.
The participants included: TAYLOR CURTIS of North Salem, CHELSEA DAVIS of Roachdale, EMILY GILL of Greencastle, MATHEW HENDRICH of Greencastle, HOLLY HOPKINS of Russellville, JARED JAMES of Greencastle, JOSEPH KAISER of Greencastle, ALEXANDRA LAWSON of North Salem, MADISON MARSTELLER of Greencastle, JULYA MONTGOMERY of Quincy, JUSTIN MONTGOMERY of Fillmore, NATHANIEL SECREST of Greencastle, STEPHEN REED of Fillmore, RILEY SEAHORN of Greencastle, VALERIE SCOTT of Roachdale, TARI STRAZISCAR of Roachdale and BRENTON VOGT of Coatesville.