On Wednesday, May 29th The Century Club held a reception in honor of retired Board Trustee Richard "Dick" Gunsalus. Barbara Henderson (Century Club member) gave a wonderful speech highlighting all of Dick's many, many contributions to the Phoenix community, including his 21 years as a Phoenix Public Library Board Trustee. Dick was presented with a plaque by Noreen Patterson (Board President and Century Club member). The plaque is inscribed:
Richard "Dick" Gunsalus
In appreciation of your many years of dedicated service on the Phoenix Public Library Board of Trustees and for your continued support in providing a modern full service library to the residents in the Phoenix area.
Served May 7th, 1997 to December 31st, 2018
By the Board of Trustees and Library Staff of the Phoenix Public Library