Make-A-Difference Day celebrates 20 years of helping the city of Ozark

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OZARK, Ala. (WDHN) — In Ozark, Saturday will be the 20th anniversary of Make-A-Difference Day.

When churches, schools, and members in the community come together to help the city.

The special day will begin at 7:30 a.m. Saturday morning at ozark baptist church with a breakfast provided.

Then folks will clean up several cemeteries in the area, including the Ebeneezer Cemetery and Union Cemetery.

Groups also will hold prayer chains, make cards for nursing home residents, create a butterfly garden, and create jump ropes made out of t-shirts for Operation Christmas Child.

“And it’s a day when all of the churches, the schools, and all aspects of the community come together to make a positive difference,” Volunteer of Make-A-Difference, Susan Judah said. “That can be anywhere from cleaning up lawns, cleaning the cemeteries, collecting jackets for a coat drive. Anything that somebody would like to do that would have a positive impact on our community.”

If you would like to participate in Make-a-Difference Day or have another idea that could make positive influence, you can call the church office at (334) 774-2569.

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