VFD seeks donations for Mayor's Motorcade

VALDOSTA – The City of Valdosta wants to make the holiday season memorable for persons with developmental disabilities and behavioral health needs ...

November 12, 2022
3:42 AM

VALDOSTA – The City of Valdosta wants to make the holiday season memorable for persons with developmental disabilities and behavioral health needs who reside at the Parkwood Developmental Center.At 10 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 8, Mayor Scott James Matheson, Valdosta Fire Chief Brian Boutwell and members of the Valdosta Fire Department will deliver gifts to more than 100 patients — ages 7 to 80 — who reside at the facility, as part of the annual Mayor's Motorcade. Each year, Valdosta and other cities across Georgia collect and deliver gifts to patients at state behavioral health hospitals through the annual Mayor's Christmas Motorcade, sponsored by the Georgia Municipal Association, city officials said in a statement.

Ted Shaffrey