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Youth group spends a day volunteering around Gainesville
A group of youths pick up litter floating in the water Friday morning along the shore of Lake Lanier at Longwood Park. The group was part of a larger group of youths that ascended on the park to help spruce it up.
More than 200 local youth participated in seven different community service projects around town on Friday. The projects are one aspect of a youth conference organized by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints located on Riverside Drive in Gainesville. “We strive to teach our young people correct principles,” said George Wangemann, a conference organizer and Gainesville city councilman, “so they can use those principles to guide their lives with.”