TYLER (KYTX)-The city of Tyler's volunteer program wins a big honor. It's the National Association for Volunteer Program in Local Government Award of Merit.
The Volunteer Tyler program currently has more than 220 volunteers who serve in 21 departments throughout the city.
Volunteer Coordinator Yolanda Prince is proud of the program.
"The national spotlight gives us an opportunity to shine on some of the best aspects of the city of Tyler and the many programs we have in the city of Tyler," Prince said.