In addition to serving since 2003 on the Board of Trustees at Glen Oaks, and serving as chair since November, 2016, Bruce volunteers a lot of time to other businesses and organizations as well. He has also served on the Board of Directors of Century Bank & Trust Co. since March, 2012.
Gosling received the Sturgis Citizen of the Year Award in 2019, was honored by the Sturgis Chamber of Commerce for volunteerism in 2017, and was named as one of the Outstanding Young Men in America in 1982.
And there’s good reason for all those awards – as Bruce very much supports and cares about the community. He is active in a number of civic organizations including the Sturgis Kiwanis, the Sturgis Salvation Army Advisory Board and he was a member and past president of the Sturgis Exchange Club.
Bruce served as the founding member and treasurer on the Board of the Sturgis Neighborhood program. He has served in the St. Joseph County Conservation and Sportsman Club, Sturgis Historical Society, Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War, Meridian Sun-Eagle Lodge #49 and he serves in his church – First United Methodist.
Bruce is a lifelong resident of St. Joseph County. He and his wife, Leslie, have three grown children, (Tamara, Joshua and Megan) all of whom attended and graduated from Glen Oaks Community College.