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Easter Seals thanks supporters

ALBANY, GA (WALB) -

Easter Seals of Southern Georgia Monday night recognized community leaders, groups and volunteers who help the organization serve people with disabilities.

The group held its annual awards banquet at Chehaw. Executive Director Beth English said, "Easter Seals just really wouldn't exist without our community supporters. Not just people who donate financially, that's obviously important, but people who donate their time."

Sharon Wilkin was named the Betty Nichols Volunteer of the Year. Albany City Commissioner Ivey Hines, who is legally blind, earned the Mildred Huie Leadership Award.

Other awards handed out included:

Volunteer Appreciation Award - Norma Burden

Distinguished Service Award - TIME, Inc., Sondra Hudson, David Hetzel

Mrs. H.T. McCall Staff Member of the Year - Teresa Heard

Annette Bowling Advocate of the Year - Stan Jones

Bobbie Meyer von Bremen Award - Annette Bowling

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