City leaders honor community leaders

City leaders honor community leaders

ALBANY, GA (WALB) - The Albany Dougherty Economic Development Commission is honoring community heroes. These are individuals and organizations for working hard to make a difference in Albany.

Winners in 8 categories were honored at the Albany 2015 Community Heroes Recognition luncheon.

Danielle Blackwell is the overall community crusader winner. She started a mentoring program for marching band students.

"The benefit of it is that five, six, seven, eight of those 100 kids will go off and get a scholarship in their music and their trade and whatever instrument they play, and that's a blessing," said Blackwell.

All the winners received merchandise, a gift card, and a trophy. See the full list HERE.

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