Community Service

How much can an association like Fulton County Retired Teachers Association volunteer to the community?  Try the equivalent of $99,202.43 which represents over 3,900 hours of volunteer hours at a rate of $25.43/hour.

The Fulton County Retired Teachers Association presented replica checks for their service to the community to Ann King, Director of RSVP Services.  Rochester Mayor Ted Denton will also receive a replica check.

Who were our “Top Volunteers” recognized at our July 7th award presentation?  Pictured below are Linda Wade (582 volunteer hours), Ilene Howard (535 volunteer hours), Kay Horn (418 volunteer hours), Community Service chairperson Cheryl Downs, Katie McCarter, and Charlotte Miller.  Those top volunteers not photographed include , Phil McCarter, Betty Martens, Barb VanDuyne, and Rosemary Clemans.

The Indiana Retired Teachers Association recognized members Linda Wade, Ilene Howard, and Kay Horn with Honorable Mention certificates for their outstanding volunteering efforts to the community.


Despite all of the pandemic madness, Fulton County Retired Teachers Association member Kay Horn volunteers to ring the bell for the Salvation Army.

Community Participation

The Rochester Lion’s Club celebrated the late Lion David Miller with his appointment of the coveted 2020 Melvin Jones Award.  The pinnacle award in Lionism was established in 1973 in honor of Melvin Jones, the founder of Lion’s Club International.  David was a vibrant member of the Lion’s with leadership roles with ramp building, ice cream sales, and vision testing for local pre-school and elementary students.

Lion’s President and FCRTA member Jeri Good (far left); FCRTA member and wife of the late David Miller, Charlotte Miller (center); and FCRTA member and Lion Phil McCarter (second from right) participated in the coveted Melvin Jones Award appointment.