FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Jan. 20, 2011
Contact: Janie Guyton Shields
Brigham receives Oasis of Freedom and Justice Award
COLUMBUS, Miss. – Mississippi University for Women Interim President Allegra Brigham was one of four individuals honored with an Oasis of Freedom and Justice Award presented at the 2011 Dream 365 Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Breakfast.
The awards were presented to community members who have advanced Columbus through their actions in the past year.
Brigham said she was honored to be a recipient.
“All of us want Columbus and Lowndes County to be a better place to live and work. When we work together, everyone achieves more. I appreciate having the opportunity to serve Mississippi University for Women and in other organizations in this community.”
Other honorees were Columbus Convention and Visitors Bureau Executive Director James Tsismanakis, 14th Chancery Court District Senior Judge Dorothy Colom and Genesis Church Pastor Rev. Darren Leach.