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Tippah resident to walk across Mississippi to raise money for Good Samaritan center

Tippah County resident has plans to walk across Mississippi to help raise funds for the Good Samaritan Center of Tippah County.

From the Walkin the Sipp to feed the Tipp Facebook page:

“Sammy Ballard is going to walk across the state of Mississippi down Highway 78 starting at the Mississippi and Tennessee state line to the Mississippi and Alabama state line. Sammy is doing this walk as a way to fundraise for the Tippah County Good Samaritans Center. A 100% of the profits will go to the Tippah County Good Samaritan Center. The Tippah County Good Samaritan Center has two locations one in Ripley serving South Tippah And the other location in Walnut Serving North Tippah. Tippah County Good Samaritan Center is a supplemental food source for those that meet certain criteria. The centers mission is to counsel, meet physical, emotional, spiritual, and social needs for the people of Tippah County Mississippi. Sammy will begin his walk 10/19/2018. Keep him in your thoughts and prayers as he prepares for this 119 mile hike.”

Jon Ross Myers

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