North East Community Action Corporation (NECAC) Chairman of the Board and Marion County Presiding Commissioner Lyndon Bode, second from right, presents a plaque to NECAC Marion County Board Member Paul Maddox of Hannibal, who retired after 17 years on the board.

The ceremony took place May 16 during a celebration of National Community Action Month at the NECAC Marion County Service Center in Hannibal. Also pictured at left is NECAC Marion County Board Member Roy Hark of Hannibal and at right NECAC President and Chief Executive Officer Don Patrick.

A replacement for Maddox will be named at NECAC’s May 23 board meeting. NECAC is a 12-county area not-for-profit social service, community health and public housing agency that administers more than 60 programs serving the low-income, elderly, youth, disabled and disadvantaged.