Make A Difference Day 2002 was a success.
Albion Volunteer Service Organization estimates 400 youth and
60 adults participated in this years project activities.
Albion College volunteers-Pumpkin Painting/helping
at the AVSO
Youth learning flag activities
Crowell Schools Health fair alone offered 228 youth and 40 adults
with the opportunity to gain knowledge to have a healthy start in
Leaves were raked at Johnson Day Care, Albion Public Library, and
Albion Historic Museum and around Albion.
Starr Commonwealth after raking Johnson's
Volunteers helped Citizens to Beautify Albion clean flowerbeds by
Pulling the Petunias.
Caldwell Elementary delivered cards and Cookies to Maple Grove by
the 5th grade leadership program.
Starr Commonwealth assisted Albion Public Library by re-arranging
books in the library.
Michigan Youth Challenge Academy-helped
plant bulbs around railroad station & clean victory park
Troop 172 Boy Scout troop teach "Disrespect
& respecting" the American flag
Michigan Youth Challenge Academy made a difference in Albion by cleaning
up Victory Park and planting bulbs near the Railroad station.
Robert displaying pumpkins
Albion VolunTEENS made pumpkin vases for the elderly residents at
Albion Manor. They gathered the pumpkins and carved them out. They
syupervised the children, who painted faces on the pumpkins. They
filled the pumpkins with flowers, and brought them over to Albion
Participants: Albion Volunteer Service Organization, VolunTEENS,
Albion College, Boy Scout Troop 172,Girl Scouts Troop under leadership
of Teresa Daniels and 1st-4th graders from Albion Public Schools painted
pumpkins for Maple Grove, Albion Care Center and Albion Public Library,
while they learned how to display and respect the American flag.
Donisha modeling flowers put into pumpkin
vases, which were given to Albion Public Library, Albion Care
Center, & Maple Grove
Teen displaying their new VolunTEEN
Albion and Albion Volunteer Service Organization
thanks all the volunteers who Made
a Difference during this successful service day.