Region 8 youth organization receives award

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) – City Youth in Jonesboro held a special celebration today as a thank you for all the help they've received.

Organizations and volunteers who have helped them accomplish a multitude of achievements were recognized in the ceremony. Awards were handed out to the children who have participated and worked hard in their programs, but they weren't the only ones recognized.

Director of City Youth Ministries and Jonesboro City Councilman Rennell Woods was awarded for having the top summer food program by the USDA.

Program Administrator for the "Special Nutrition Program" Curtis Curry says, "I presented him with an award just for his dedication, commitment to the program, and to his staff, and to the community."

Today was the last day of the summer food program.

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