Dr. Anderson selected for Community Service Award

May 11, 2013

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UPDATED: HAMLIN TWP. — Dr. Bill Anderson received the 2012 Ludington and Scottville Area Chamber of Commerce’s Outstanding Service Award tonight during the chamber’s annual dinner at Lincoln Hills Golf Club.

Anderson is former president of West Shore Community College and served as the Michigan Director of Libraries and History under Govs. John Engler and Jennifer Granholm. He is the chairman of the Mason County Cultural Economic Development Task Force and the fundraising committee for the new Port of Ludington Maritime Museum. He also serves as a member of the Mason County Historical Society board of directors and the Mason County Sports Hall of Fame.

Anderson told the audience that his involvement in the community began when he was a member of the Scottville High School (later Mason County Central) Future Farmers of America.

“I am truly humbled to receive this,” Anderson told MCP. “I know there are hundreds and hundreds of people in this community who are deserving of this and to be selected is just humbling. I just love this community.