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Photo: Katrina Research Center Receives Donation from Ocean Springs Rotary PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, July 09, 2009
Contact Charmaine Williams Schmermund 228.865.4573   



From left to right, Dr. Deanne Nuwer, historian and exhibit coordinator at The University of Southern Mississippi Katrina Research Center, accepts a check for $1,000 from Rotary Club of Ocean Springs president Amon Holcomb and treasurer Wendy Garner.

The check, presented July 8 at the club’s weekly chapter meeting at Rose Farm Manor in Ocean Springs, was one of four $1,000 donations made to selected organizations involved in Hurricane Katrina recovery.

The Katrina Research Center, which is open to the community, is located on the third floor of the library on the Southern Miss Gulf Park campus in Long Beach. The center houses materials related to Hurricane Katrina and other natural disasters that have impacted the state of Mississippi. (Southern Miss Public Relations photo by Charmaine Schmermund)

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