UNITE awards grants, honors Volunteer of the Year: UPDATED
UNITE, the Union County/New Albany Initiative to Excel held its annual dinner Thursday evening, March 31st, at Hillcrest Baptist Church in New Albany. UNITE is a local philanthropic organization, an affiliate of the CREATE Foundation of Tupelo.
The annual UNITE dinner is the occasion for the presentation of grants to local non-profit organizations and the drive to raise additional donations to fund future grants. Checks representing grants were presented 18 local organizations.
Joyce Sumners was honored as the UNITE Volunteer of the Year. This was the third year for presentation of that honor.
Travis Wiseman, president of the UNITE Board of Directors, presided at the meeting.
More photos and additional details about the UNITE dinner will be posted this weekend on NAnewsweb.com.