Monday, November 5, 2018

Winners of Friends of Dean Park Walmart Day

L to R:  Richard Moncrief with 2nd Place Winner of $100.

Carl Fair of Weir, MS (right) is the winner of 2nd Prize - $100. at Walmart Day for Friendship of Dean Park, Inc. (FODP). At Walmart Day for FODP, donations are accepted from shoppers; a chance ticket is given to the person who donates and at the end of the day, a drawing is held. This year FODP was at Walmart Friday and Saturday and gave away three prizes. The other winners were not present for photos: 1st Prize – Wade Townsend of West Monroe, LA. Wade was in the area with youth group hunting. He won the Overnight Package with 3 meals for two. The 3rd Prize – Lashandra Carter of Noxapater, MS. She won $25.

The Taekwondo Panther School was present on Saturday for demos and for promotion of the school. FODP was helping to raise funds for the champs to travel to Dominican Republic for competition. Student Charisma Edwards and Master Instructor Willie D. Matthews, national winners are seeking sponsors to help them make this trip. For information about the Taekwondo classes that are held at the Louisville Coliseum, please contact Willie Matthews 662-705-8656. If you did not get to leave a donation for the FODP, please mail your donation to: Friends of Dean Park, Inc., P. O. Box 365, Louisville, MS. For information about community service hours for students and others, please contact: Elmetra Patterson, 510.672-2106.

Submitted by: Elmetra Patterson