Accountants' organizations raise money for Hope Village

By Staff
Special to The Star
Dec. 6, 2001
The Mississippi Association of Public Accountants and the Tennessee Association of Accountants recently raised more than $900 for Hope Village for Children.
The two organizations raised the money at their annual joint convention at Lake Tia-K'hata. Traditionally, the two groups have sponsored an internal fund-raiser for a charity of their choice during their annual meetings.
MAPA member and Meridian resident Ann Ezell persuaded attendees at the convention to support Hope Village, a home for neglected and abused children expected to open Dec. 27.
Ezell had heard a lot recently about Hope Village.
In fact, Ezell talked about it so much that her 8-year-old granddaughter, Rachel Vossler of Columbus, dressed as Sela Ward on her school's "Come as a Famous Mississippian Day" and did a presentation on Hope Village for Children.
Ward, a Meridian native and award-winning actress, is one of the top supporters of Hope Village.
Carrie Ponder, executive director of Hope Village for Children, expressed appreciation to MAPA on behalf of Ward and Hope's board of directors.

Franklin County

PROGRESS 2024: Veteran Spotlight – Thomas Randall Miller

Franklin County

Community Spirit Bank announces promotion

Franklin County

Police search underway for man wanted in three states

Franklin County

Local students earn collegiate honors

East Franklin

PHOTOS: East Franklin Junior High awards honors

News

Traveling band makes stop at Phil Campbell High School

News

Russellville Parks and Rec holds adult sandlot softball game

Galleries

PHOTOS: Community celebrates Fourth of July with annual Jam on Sloss Lake

News

Second Canadian Phil greeted by town

Franklin County

Franklin County Schools lead nurse school nurse named administrator of the year

News

Former Russellville resident performs in ‘Miracle Worker’

Galleries

PHOTOS: Russellville, Red Bay public libraries enjoy summer reading program events

Franklin County

PROGRESS 2024: Veteran Spotlight: Robbie Richardson

News

University of Mississippi announces spring Chancellor’s Honor Roll

News

PHOTOS: Community turns out for Phil Campbell Festival

Franklin County

University of Alabama announces spring graduates

Franklin County

Dean’s, president’s lists students named for UA spring term

Franklin County

PROGRESS 2024: Veteran Spotlight – Hugh Plott

Galleries

PHOTOS: Inaugural downtown Russellville Art Crawl winners

Galleries

PHOTOS: Russellville Public Library holds princess, pirates bounce party

Franklin County

Northwest Shoals Community College signs 24 students in FAME class

Franklin County

PROGRESS 2024: Veteran Spotlight – Tony Chard

News

Car show benefit helps raise needed funds

News

Russellville High School varsity cheerleaders attend UCA cheer camp

x