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Day doesn't disappoint
Many served by church's annual effort
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Neel Ray, left, and Cindy Powell sort food Saturday during the One Great Day of Service. - photo by Autumn Vetter
Hundreds of volunteers answered a local church’s invitation to “do one thing” for others over the weekend.Cumming First United Methodist Church’s One Great Day of Service was Saturday.Laura Shimmons, church member, brought her family to participate.“I’ve been doing it for 10 years or more,” she said. “It’s just the best day. We have fun.”Kathie Stasko, a minister at the church, said volunteers put their crafts skills to work and knotted blankets for Hospice of Northeast Georgia Medical Center, crocheted prayer squares for members of the military and sewed costumes for patients at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta.“We’ve got 36 blankets done,” she said.