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Community Council: Mayor & County Recognition Day for Service


To spotlight the impact of service and thank those who serve, mayors and county officials attended Community Council to celebrate the 5th annual Mayor and County Recognition Day for National Service on April 4, 2017.

Tim Jeffers is the Director of the Retired & Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) a division of the Corporation for National and Community Service’s Senior Corps, which is sponsored locally by Burlington Housing Authority, in partnership with local schools, faith-based, and nonprofit organizations.  To get involved visit their website or contact Tim Jeffers by phone 336-226-0890 or email More information can be found on the National & Community Service website.

United Way of Alamance County coordinates Community Council, a monthly gathering for local nonprofit volunteers and professionals in social services, recreation, education, health agencies, government, business, representatives of civic and church organizations and selected members-at-large.

Community Council works to:

  • Promote cooperation and community planning
  • Serve as information center for the community
  • Stimulate continuous and systematic study of community needs and resources
  • Formulate principles, methods and standards for improvements
  • Stimulate and/or initiate needed new services
  • Develop public awareness of community problems and possible solutions

Community Council began in 1939, today a typical meeting includes approximately 100 people who discuss community needs and coordinate services.

To learn more about Community Council visit our webpage or read our Annual Report.

Picture Includes:

Ian Baltutis, Mayor of Burlington
Donald Tichy, Mayor of the Village of Alamance
Glendel Stephenson, Mayor of Mebane
Lenny Williams, Mayor of the Town of Gibsonville
Allison Gant, Alamance-Burlington School Board
Amy Galey, Alamance County Commissioner
Steve Van Pelt, Alamance-Burlington School Board
Jerry Tolley, Mayor of the Town of Elon
Kathy Hykes, Burlington City Council
Tim Jeffers, Retired & Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP)

Dorothy Yarborough, volunteer
Eddie Boswell, Alamance County Commissioner
Remonia Enoch, Mayor of Green Level
Veronica Revels, Town of Gibsonville Alderwoman
Doris Maxwell, volunteer
Buddy Boggs, Mayor of Haw River