CLINTON — The director of Clinton’s Retired Senior Volunteer Program has been honored with the Clinton Human Rights award. Tammy Meyer was recognized for her work with the volunteer program and other community efforts.

Human Rights Commission chairwoman Leslie McCreery, who presented the award, said Meyer was honored for her work with seniors, her ability to bring people together and "at her core a caring heart.”

Meyer organizes more than 200 senior volunteers who work with mobile meals, the Holiday Network, free tax service for seniors, Hearts and Hands home repair efforts and Clinton Community College Encore Program. 

In accepting the award, Meyer credited the volunteers for their hard work. “That’s what makes Clinton a great place, with everyone striving to make a united community even better than before.”

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