Volunteers repaint walls for Day of Service - WAFF-TV: News, Weather and Sports for Huntsville, AL

Volunteers repaint walls for Day of Service

Posted: Updated:
They gathered at the ARC of Madison County to repaint some walls for community service. They gathered at the ARC of Madison County to repaint some walls for community service.
MADISON COUNTY, AL (WAFF) -

Some volunteers from Oakwood University and Alabama A&M spent this Martin Luther King Day holiday in a day of service.

They gathered at the ARC of Madison County to repaint some walls for community service.

ARC is a non-profit that helps people with disabilities.

Both college campuses will participate in the Honda Challenge academic competition this year. Part of the criteria to qualify is taking part in a service project.

It just so happens, Monday is also Dr. Martin Luther King's "Day of Service."

"It's a wonderful opportunity to bring several good ideas together. That is, the Day of Service. It gives us the opportunity to partner with our sister school down the road, A&M, coming together to render this service to a local organization," said Patricia Stewart Daniel with Oakwood University.

"We can work together academically to be brighter, to know more, to prepare for our personal lives, but it also says we want to give," said Barbara Jones, Alabama A&M Honda Challenge Coach.

ARC of Madison County said they really appreciate the help. They said the new paint will give the interior a much-needed "fresh look."

Copyright 2013 WAFF. All rights reserved.

Powered by WorldNow

1414 North Memorial Parkway
Huntsville, AL 35801
256-533-4848

WAFF Is a Proud Member
of the Raycom Family of Stations


FCC Public File
EEO Report
Closed Captioning

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Worldnow and WAFF. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.