ALBANY, GA (WALB) - The Boys & Girls Clubs of Albany wins awards at a statewide convention.
At the Georgia Area Council meeting last week, the club won the Sports, Fitness and Recreation Award for their Jefferson Street Summer Basketball League. They also won the Education & Career Award for the LEAP Program at International Studies Magnet School and Board President-Elect Patsy Martin won the Beverly Burton New Board Member of the Year Award.
"The history of it touches my heart really big," said Patsy Martin, Award Recipient. "Boys & Girls Clubs of America touched my heart, but the Boys & Girls Clubs of Albany there's nothing to surpass it."
Martin has been on the board for three years.
She'll take over as Board President in January.