The 12-county-area not-for-profit North East Community Action Corporation (NECAC) recently held a reception at its Marion County Service Center in Hannibal in recognition of the agency’s 54th anniversary and the May observance of National Community Action Month. Pictured, from left, are NECAC Intake Assistant Cassandra Lorenson, Marion County Presiding Commissioner David Lomax, NECAC Chairman of the Board Lyndon Bode, Preferred Family Healthcare Representative Michele Hastings, NECAC Marion County Board Member Roy Hark, Preferred Family Healthcare Representative Shammy Johnson, NECAC Marion County Service Coordinator Gwen Koch, United Way Executive Director Denise Damron, NECAC Chief Deputy Director Dan Page, President and Chief Executive Officer Don Patrick, Missouri Veterans Commission Representative John Simpson, Missouri Job Center Representatives Kim Cull and Randy Lane and NECAC County Services Programs Director Linda Fritz. Celebration receptions were held at all 12 NECAC County Service Centers.