Harrison Co. emergency children's shelter receives thousands from fundraiser in Gulfport

Harrison Co. emergency children's shelter receives thousands from fundraiser in Gulfport

GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) - There were plenty of big smiles and a big check at Monday's Harrison County board of supervisors meeting.

That's where representatives of the recent "Bow Ties and Beignets" fundraiser in Gulfport presented a check for more than $15,000.

Gulfport City Councilman, R. Lee Flowers helped chair the event. The money raised will go toward playground improvements at the Harrison County emergency children's shelter.

A rubber sidewalk will be installed in the area around the playground equipment.

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