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SPRINGFIELD – Senator Andy Manar (D-Bunker Hill) welcomed members of the Decatur Leadership Institute to the Illinois State Capitol this month.

The Decatur Leadership Institute, a project of the Greater Decatur Chamber of Commerce, was established in 1985. The institute’s goal is to develop citizen leaders to serve the Decatur and Macon County communities, create positive change in the community, strengthen relationships among future leaders and public servants, and offer a behind-the-scenes look at government, business and municipal operations.

Pictured: Senator Andy Manar and members of the Decatur Leadership Institute gather for a photo on the floor of the Illinois Senate on Tuesday, Nov. 7.

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10092017 Manar North Mac 350VIRDEN – Senator Andy Manar visited North Mac Elementary School recently as principal for the day.

Principal for a day visits, coordinated by the Illinois Principals Association, offer state lawmakers the opportunity to spend time with students and school administrators to learn more about day-to-day operations, the challenges school districts face and the successes they’ve experienced.

Manar’s visit to North Mac Elementary included pop-in visits to classrooms, where he read with students or learned about STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) and STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art/design, math) projects they’d been working on.

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Manar Nokomis School VisitNOKOMIS – Senator Andy Manar visited Nokomis North Elementary School this month as principal for the day.

Principal for a day visits, coordinated by the Illinois Principals Association, offer state lawmakers the opportunity to spend time with students and school administrators to learn more about day-to-day operations, the challenges school districts face and the successes they’ve experienced.

Manar’s visit to Nokomis North on Nov. 6 included a tour of the school and spending time with students in Cheryl Bennett’s fourth-grade classroom.

Photo included: Pictured are Senator Manar with teacher Cheryl Bennett and fourth-graders at Nokomis North Elementary School.

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11072017 Manar Nelson 350Taylorville High School senior Noah Nelson joined Senator Andy Manar at the Capitol in Springfield as his page for the day.

Nelson visited the Capitol Nov. 7 during the second week of the General Assembly’s fall veto session. He is the son of Ed and Teresa Nelson of Taylorville.

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