By Elmetra Patterson
Friends of Dean Park, Inc., Master Gardeners of Winston County and Experience Works trainees welcomed Horne employees to Dean Park to
help clean debris and care for plants in the playground landscape. County Agent Mike Skipper was coordinator of this event. All of the groups volunteered from 9 a. m – 3 p.m. HORNE LLP, one of the nation’s top 50 accounting firms, kicked off its annual Summer of Service Community service program in June. Annually, HORNE SENDS MORE THAN 500 TEAM MEMBERS OUT INTO THEIR LOCAL COMMUNITIES ACROSS Mississippi, Alabama, Tennessee, Louisiana and Texas to participate in various community service projects. Katesia Magee Sanders was the team’s leader. She is the granddaughter of Harold Hudson. The other volunteers were Chelsey Neal, Paris Porter, Jessica Warren, Ryan McKibben, Shelita Burns, Albert Sappington, Lauren Ingram and Jessica Synder.
Team members receive a day of paid time off to serve at local charitable organizations. HORNE’s Summer of Service reflects the commitment and passion of the firm for the local people and communities of which they serve. Last year, HORNE donated more than 2,500 hours of community service to 25 various organizations.
HORNE focuses in health care, construction, financial institutions, franchise, government services, public and middle market, and wealth advisory. For more information on HORNE LLP< visit www.hornellp.com. Master Gardeners of Winston County volunteers were Brenda Keen, Elmetra Patterson, Tommy Hopkins, Janice Hopkins, Brenda Jowers, Richard Moncrief and Sandra Jackson. Experience Works senior trainees present were Jerome Moncrief, Florence Thompson and Paul Eichelberger.