The DuBard School for Language Disorders at The University of Southern Mississippi received a $2,500 community grant from Wal-Mart of Brookhaven, Miss., on Dec. 8, 2009.
Stephanie Wininger, Wal-Mart operations manager, presented the check which will be used to purchase vocabulary picture cards and other educational materials for use at the school.
“Wal-Mart is a good neighbor in our community,” said Dr. Maureen Martin, DuBard School director. “We thank them for valuing the need for quality education for all children. This grant will allow us to better serve children with speech, language and hearing disorders.”
For more information about the DuBard School call 601-266-5223 or visit www.usm.edu/dubard
The DuBard School for Language Disorders at The University of Southern Mississippi received a $2,500 community grant from Wal-Mart of Brookhaven on Dec. 8, 2009. Pictured during the check presentation are, left to right: Wes Brooks, DuBard School development coordinator; Dr. Maureen Martin, DuBard School director; Stephanie Wininger, Wal-Mart operations manager and John Hernandez, Southern Miss Foundation. (Submitted photo)
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