HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - Four Pine Belt residents were honored for their commitment to caring for the community as winners of the Spirit in Action Awards. They were honored at the Spirit of Women's spring event held at the Hattiesburg Convention Center on Thursday March 26, 2015.
During the event, the four special winners we're revealed which included, Patty Hall, who served as Executive Director of the Hattiesburg Arts Council; Laurie Stetelman, who is a tireless volunteer in the community with local charitable organizations; Wayne Landers, who served as President of the Pine Belt Boys and Girls Club. He also served with the Hattiesburg Police Department; and Dr. Cathie Price, who is in her twenty-second year with the University of Southern Mississippi. She also serves as an officer of the Historic Hattiesburg Downtown Association.
Spirit of Women is a national organization led by hospitals across the United States with their mission to move women to take action for better health, mind, body and spirit. With more than 8,000 members, Forrest General is the exclusive Spirit of Women hospital for South Mississippi.