City leaders honor
students who are volunteering their time to keep Albany beautiful even
though they're not from here.
The youth group from Beach
United Methodist Church in Jacksonville, Florida has spent a week working in
Albany each of the last five summers.
Mayor Dorothy Hubbard gave
them words of encouragement as the city commission honored them tonight.
The students say they're just trying to do
what they believe Jesus would do.
"Because we're meant to do
that, that's why we're put on this earth, we're meant here to serve others,
love on people, to give and that's what Jesus did, so we try to act like what
Jesus did," said Andre Bass, Student volunteer.
Already this week, the
volunteers have cleaned up the art park and painted the Albany Advocacy
Resource Center building. They'll clean up Tift park and help senior