TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) - CREATE held its annual meeting in Tupelo on Thursday and gave away two of its philanthropy awards.
The event was held at the BancorpSouth Conference Center. The foundation covers 17 counties across northeast Mississippi, and it is one of the top three grant making foundations state-wide.
Mossy Oak was this year's recipient for the McLean Award for philanthropy, and the Tupelo-Lee County Community Foundation received the James Hugh Ray Award.
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