With only about $500 added to the Albany Chest goal during Christmas week, the 2018 campaign is still short more than $9,000.
Over a dozen volunteers gathered on Christmas Day to prepare about 75 lunches for local residents, during the Matthews Memorial Presbyterian Church’s 10th annual Christmas Feast.
The city of Albany will receive a sales tax allotment of $47,741 from the state this December. The amount is up 34.52 percent from the $35,488 payment received in December of 2017.
The usual Chamber of Commerce luncheon has been cancelled for Friday, Dec. 28, due to the New Year’s holidays.
On Friday, Jan. 4, the 12:00 noon meetings move to The Beehive Restaurant.
With New Year’s Day falling on Tuesday, an earlier deadline has been set for the Jan. 3 issue.