J. Young

Jim Young recently received the Distinguished Citizenship award from Keizer Elks Lodge No. 2472 for Outstanding and Meritorious Service to Humanity.

Young has been a Keizer Elks member for 42 years and believes in staying active in the community.  He participated in the Reading Program for 17 years at three local elementary schools; spent 10 years on the Keizer Heritage Foundation Board and as a volunteer; worked four years at the Keizer Community Food Bank; continues to deliver meals for the Salem-Keizer Meals on Wheels program, and an elder at John Knox Presbyterian Church in Keizer.