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Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks
1505 Eastover Drive, Jackson, MS, 39211
Phone: 601-432-2400

Tuesday, October 01, 2013

MS Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks Foundation Names Two New Board Members

The Mississippi Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks Foundation announces the appointment of two new board members.

"The current board of the MWFP Foundation is happy to welcome two new board members from Southaven and Hattiesburg. We are excited to have these two business leaders join us in raising funds and providing support for projects that benefit the Mississippi Dept. of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks and the citizens of the great state of Mississippi", said John Taylor of Natchez, Mississippi the current board Chairman. The MWFP Foundation provides financial support for the Archery in Mississippi Schools program, funded research for black bear study, and the free public shooting instruction program taught by firearms professional John Satterwhite.

New members include:

Gary Burrus of Southaven, MS is the Director of Resort Operations for Harrah's Casinoand Hotel, Tunica, Ms. 

Wade Walters of Hattiesburg, MS is professional hospital consultant and accountant. 

The two new members join a fifteen-member board that oversees fundraising, policies, and strategic planning.

You can contact the MWFP Foundation through their web site: www.foundationmwfp.com.


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