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Brooks Elementary School Program Awarded Grant

Bolivar Commercial – November 5, 2014
Brooks Elementary School program awarded Grant

by Anne Hart Preus 
The Bolivar Commercial - Brooks Elementary School program awarded Grantar Commercial

 Brooks Elementary School











Tom Pittman, President and CEO of the Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi, presented a check for $5,000 to Save the Children's Early Steps to Success Program at Brooks Elementary in Duncan. Shown with Pittman and the K-4 class are from left to right: Yolanda Minor, Program Specialist with Early Steps to School Success; Michelle Wallace; Shenika King, Early Childhood Coordinator; Lukesha Hicks, Assistant Teacher; Lashemill Blocker, K-4 teacher; Doris Hall, Principal; and Johnnie Vick, North Bolivar Consolidated School District Superintendent.


Duncan Playground -2013

Courtesy of the Bolivar Commercial / Donell Maxie

Ministers and residents from the Duncan community came together Saturday to put together playground equipment for the youth in and around Duncan.  The project is in conjunction with the town's initiative to promote healthy living.

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