Some South Georgia women
were honored for their involvement in the lives of young women.
Girls Incorporated of Albany held a reception
for the committee of 100 at the Bridge House Friday night.
The committee is made up of women who serve
as positive role models for young members and provide financial contributions
to the organization.
"Girls inc is so
important we've been in Albany for almost 40 years now, so it's a huge
accomplishment for us and so we have proven to be a leader in teen pregnancy,
and alcohol and drug prevention...and we're pretty much the go to place for
girls in Albany," said Sherrell Alexander, Executive Director, Girls Inc.
than 800 hundred women were recognized during Friday night's event.