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ALBANY, GA (WALB) - Several good-hearted folks received honors for their service to special needs families in south Georgia.

Easter Seals held its annual awards banquet at Merry Acres Event Center. Organizers presented awards to volunteers and staff who help people in 39 area counties.

"It's a way to say thank you to those who can come out and do things they don't have to just like our youth group from a local church," said Easter Seals Development Coordinator, Rosalyn Kirk. "How many teenagers want to give up their Saturdays and school holidays to work?"

Easter Seals also announced it received a $100,000 earmark to build a new Megan's House in Valdosta to help provide respite care for children and adults with disabilities.

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