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City of Hattiesburg Awarded T-Mobile Hometown Grant

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (March 21, 2024) — The City of Hattiesburg is proud to announce its selection as one of the 25 cities nationwide to be awarded T-Mobile’s Hometown Grant.

The City was awarded a generous $50,000 in funds, which will go toward the restoration and renovation of Vernon Dahmer Park.

The funds will be utilized to refurbish and enhance the playground at the park and restore the fire-damaged pavilion, ensuring residents and families have access to a safe and enjoyable outdoor recreational facility.

“We are thrilled and deeply grateful to be chosen as a recipient of the T-Mobile Hometown Grant,” Mayor Toby Barker said. “This investment will enable us to breathe new life into our playground and pavilion, providing our residents with enhanced opportunities for leisure, recreation and community engagement.”

For more information on the T-Mobile Hometown Grant program and the City of Hattiesburg’s restoration project, visit www.t-mobile.com/brand/hometown-grants.


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