HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - A team-building event which helps kick-off the annual United Way community campaign in the Hattiesburg-area is celebrating a special anniversary. The Corporate Challenge at Southern Miss is in its 20th year, and today, 8 teams from various businesses and organizations competed in a number of fun and challenging events to build spirit and motivation for the campaign.
Among the more memorable years for the challenge was 2005. That year, it was held just 2 days before Hurricane Katrina hit.
The official kick-off of the community campaign for the United Way of Southeast Mississippi will be on Sept. 9 at the Sherrill Community Center in downtown Hattiesburg.