CONGRATULATIONS TO JIM JACKSON, THE CITY OF ALBUQUERQUE'S 2023 OLDER VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR AWARD RECIPIENT!

Jim Jackson, Volunteer Opportunity Chair for the UFO (Urban Farm Oasis) Garden was nominated for and has received the Albuquerque mayor's "Older Volunteer of the Year" award for 2023. He was interviewed by reporters from gov.tv, the local government access television station, on April 3rd and will receive his award from Mayor Keller, in absentia, on Friday, April 19th, in a public ceremony at the Albuquerque Museum from 3-5pm. Because Jim is having hip surgery that day, members of the UFO volunteer team will be accepting the award on his behalf. Please take time to congratulate Jim on his award, and wish him a smooth recovery from his surgery.