TUPELO – Former First Lady Laura Bush was greeted by a sold-out crowd at Monday night’s Celebrating HealthWorks! dinner. Bush was the special guest and keynote speaker at the event held at the BancorpSouth Conference Center in Tupelo.
The children’s health education center has raised $1.4 million toward its $1.8 million goal, which will retire the center’s capital debt and provide for continuing support for innovative programming.
By Adam Robison
Runners start the Race for the Cure Saturday at 8 a.m. in front of the Hilton Garden Inn in Tupelo. There was also a one-mile fun run
as part of the fundraiser for cancer awareness and research. This was the first time the annual event moved to downtown Tupelo.