Reconciliation Week Committee Presents Donation

Meridian, Mississippi The Reconciliation Week Committee presented a big donation to a local organization Wednesday.

The Boys and Girls Club of East Mississippi received a check for three hundred dollars from the committee. The money was raised during all of the Reconciliation Week activities. The school liaison for the Boys and Girls Club says the donation means a lot and will be used for the kids.

"We're having an end of the summer field trip for all of the children that really behaved well that did well in their studies. This will go towards that, and this will be wonderful, absolutely wonderful. We can't thank them enough," said Linda Lavalais, the school liaison for the Boys and Girls Club of East Mississippi.

Janelle Miller of the Reconciliation Committee says they chose the Boys and Girls Club this year because of all the good work the club does for the children of the community.