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Officials take part in Day of Recognition for National Service

Pictured, first row from left to right, Dr. Tera Simmons, LaShunda Clayton, Jayde Windham and Jocelyn Matthews. Second row, Mayor Dexter McLendon, Renesha Gardner, Delana Duke, Patrice Parmer and Brittney Kyle. Third row, Carol McArthur, Jerry Stephens, Mike Earnest, Courtney Tolson, Cassandra Hawkins, Dana Moore, Lisa Nimmer and Cesily Means. (Advocate Staff/Andy Brown)

Pictured, first row from left to right, Dr. Tera Simmons, LaShunda Clayton, Jayde Windham and Jocelyn Matthews. Second row, Mayor Dexter McLendon, Renesha Gardner, Delana Duke, Patrice Parmer and Brittney Kyle. Third row, Carol McArthur, Jerry Stephens, Mike Earnest, Courtney Tolson, Cassandra Hawkins, Dana Moore, Lisa Nimmer and Cesily Means. (Advocate Staff/Andy Brown)

Greenville Mayor Dexter McLendon, Georgiana Mayor Jerome Antone, McKenzie Mayor Lester Odom and Butler County Commissioner Allin Whittle joined with other mayors and county officials from across the nation Tuesday to take part in the third annual Mayors Day of Recognition for National Service and County Day of Recognition for National Service. The officials recognized the efforts of the AmeriCorps Instructional Support Team, which serves as instructional assistants in the classrooms of the Butler County School system. AmeriCorps Instructional Support Team is part of the Governor’s Office of Faith-Based and Volunteerism-SERVEALABAMA and the Corporation for National and Community Service.