Eddie Butler was presented the 2012 Service to Mankind award by the Sertoma Club of North Augusta on Wednesday.
Butler graduated from North Augusta High School in 1980 and received a bachelor’s degree in economics from Wofford College in 1984.
He served on the Aiken County Council for 19 years.
He is currently on the North Augusta High’s School Improvement Council, the North Augusta 2000 executive board and is the North Augusta 2000 liaison to the North Augusta Greeneway Trust.
Butler has volunteered as a baseball and softball coach with North Augusta Parks, Recreation and Leisure Services for the past 11 years and has taught the Real Life 101 course at North Augusta High since the program began.
He is also involved with his church, St. Paul’s Church.
Since 1973, the award has recognized recipients for their accomplishments and contributions to the community.