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Photo: Men of Excellence Provides Support to Carpenter House PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, May 05, 2010
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Men of Excellence, a student group at The University of Southern Mississippi recently presented a surprise gift of $500 to Melissa Carpenter in support of construction of a Habitat for Humanity home for her in Hattiesburg.

Carpenter is the secretary for Southern Miss Student Activities. Her new home is located in the Hattiesburg Habitat for Humanity’s new Celeste Place subdivision in southeast Hattiesburg.

The goal of Men of Excellence is to use its leadership skills to serve the community, while promoting self-respect through positive role modeling and networking with professionals in the public and private sectors. (University Communications photo by David Tisdale)

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