Mentola Jackson receives award for youth center

Staff Report

September 6, 2013

The Southern West Virginia Action For Youth Center, located on Liberty Street in Williamson, received the prestigious Martin Luther King, Jr. “Living the Dream” Service Organization Award.

Director, Mentola Jackson accepted the award on behalf of the youth center.

The awards luncheon was held in the Culture Center of the State Capitol Complex in Charleston.

“I was truly appreciative and excited to accept this honor for all our children’s future,” Jackson said. “The kindness shown to us, and the opportunity to even visit the Culture Center and be acknowledged was really amazing.”