13-17-CWS | February 22, 2013
BILOXI, Miss. – The Mississippi Department of Marine Resources’ (MDMR) Marine Patrol loaded supplies today for a relief trip to Hattiesburg on Saturday, Feb. 23. MDMR employees collected items for victims of the Feb. 10 tornado and plan to cook for relief workers and tornado victims.
Supplies will be dropped off at Christian Services located at 301 E. 2nd St. in downtown Hattiesburg.
MDMR will serve fresh gulf seafood from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Hattiesburg Fire Station #1, located on N. Main Street Hattiesburg (East of Hwy 49).
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.
PHOTO CREDIT: Photos courtesy of the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources
Photo A cutline: MDMR Employees load tornado relief supplies for Hattiesburg trip.
Photo B cutline: Marine Patrol Officers (L to R) Lt. Donnie Armes, Paul Grote and Rusty Pittman.
Contact: Trinity Ryals Walker