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Mayors, Commission recognize Americorps volunteers

Pictured are, first row, from left to right, Dr. Tera Simmons, Brittney Kyle, Stacy Charlton, Mayor Dexter McLendon, Jayde Windham, Joy Matthews and Patrice Parmer. Second row, from left to right, AmeriCorps Director Carol McArthur, Franchasca Hatcher, Shelia Albritton, Erica Johnson, Andrew Jones and Superintendent Amy Bryan. Third row, from left to right, Lavarus Peagler, Davida Hayden, Debra Canaty and Cassandra Hawkins. (Advocate Staff/Andy Brown)

Pictured are, first row, from left to right, Dr. Tera Simmons, Brittney Kyle, Stacy Charlton, Mayor Dexter McLendon, Jayde Windham, Joy Matthews and Patrice Parmer. Second row, from left to right, AmeriCorps Director Carol McArthur, Franchasca Hatcher, Shelia Albritton, Erica Johnson, Andrew Jones and Superintendent Amy Bryan. Third row, from left to right, Lavarus Peagler, Davida Hayden, Debra Canaty and Cassandra Hawkins. (Advocate Staff/Andy Brown)

Greenville Mayor Dexter McLendon, Georgiana Mayor Jerome Antone, McKenzie Mayor Lester Odom and Butler County Commission Chairman Joey Peavy joined with other mayors and county officials from across the nation to take part in 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.