MDMR Heads to Hattiesburg Feb. 23 for Relief Mission

13-16-CWS | February 21, 2013

BILOXI, Miss. – The Mississippi Department of Marine Resources’ (MDMR) will be in Hattiesburg on Saturday, Feb. 23, to cook for relief workers and tornado victims and deliver supplies donated by MDMR employees.

 

“This should be a very rewarding experience and one the employees of DMR should be proud of,” said MDMR Interim Executive Director Danny Guice, Jr.

 

Who: MDMR employees, first responders, Hattiesburg Mayor Johnny DuPree, Forrest County Sheriff Billy McGee, MDMR Interim Executive Director Danny Guice, Jr., and people whose homes were damaged or destroyed by the tornado

 

What: Cookout for relief workers and tornado victims

 

When: 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 23

 

Where: Hattiesburg Fire Station #1, located on N. Main Street Hattiesburg (East of Hwy 49)

 

MDMR employees have also collected supplies for tornado victims, which will be dropped off at Christian Services located at 301 E. 2nd St. in downtown Hattiesburg.

 

The Mississippi Department of Marine Resources is dedicated to enhancing, protecting and conserving marine interests of the state by managing all marine life, public trust wetlands, adjacent uplands and waterfront areas to provide for the optimal commercial, recreational, educational and economic uses of these resources consistent with environmental concerns and social changes. Visit the DMR online at www.dmr.ms.gov.

 

Contact: Lauren Thompson
Phone: 228-523-4053

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