Catching Up with Catch-A-Dream

“You’ve been given a great gift, George:  A chance to see what the world would be like without you.”  In Frank Capra’s classic 1946 Christmas movie “It’s a Wonderful Life” Clarence, the angel, counseled George Bailey after George had contemplated ending his own life in the midst of depressing circumstances.  By many accounts, this is the #1 greatest Christmas movie […]

Catching Up With Catch-A-Dream – by Dr. Marty Brunson, CEO

A Milestone in Our “Piles of Stones” By Dr. Marty Brunson, CEO Throughout history, people have taken opportunity to establish memorials or “places of remembrance” for events, accomplishments, people, and even blessings of great significance.  In biblical times God’s people erected individual stones or piles of stones to help them remember God’s goodness and special […]

Fishing for a Cause

Bassmaster.com Winter 2018 view online here Ryan Butler isn’t content with just qualifying for the 2018 GEICO Bassmaster Classic presented by DICK’S Sporting Goods at Lake Hartwell. Hailing from Missouri and qualifying via the Bassmaster Team Series, Butler realizes he won’t be a favorite to win the Super Bowl of bass fishing, but the experience […]

Ryan Butler will be “Fishing for Dreams” at the 2018 Bassmaster Classic

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 1/26/2018   Ryan Butler will be “Fishing for Dreams” at the 2018 Bassmaster Classic Ryan Butler will be raising funds to support the Catch-A-Dream Foundation Starkville, MS Ryan Butler, a 36-year old angler from Blue Eye, MO, will be fishing with a higher purpose in the 2018 GEICO Bassmaster Classic.   Butler, who […]

Catching Up With Catch-A-Dream – by Dr. Marty Brunson, CEO

“And so, this is Christmas, and what have you done?”  Driving to work this morning I heard these words in the old John Lennon classic and am reminded that it’s once again time to reflect back, and then to look forward, here at Catch-A-Dream.  On my daily drive to rural Oktibbeha County where our office […]

Mutual Credit Union Celebrates People-First Banking

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 9/15/2017 Susan Mandarino Mutual Credit Union 601-636-7523 view (PDF) press release here Mutual Credit Union Celebrates People-First Banking Vicksburg, MS: On October 19, Mutual Credit Union will, along with more than 56,000 credit unions around the world, celebrate International Credit Union Day (ICU Day), and the philosophy and achievements of the credit […]

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Catching Up With Catch-A-Dream – by Dr. Marty Brunson, CEO

It’s a reflective time of year. The days leading up to Christmas, and then springing into a new year, bring both anticipations and anxieties but, always, also opportunities for reflection. It’s been a great year for Catch-A-Dream. We are blessed not only with the opportunity to extend a message of Christian HOPE to children (and […]

Catching Up With Catch-A-Dream – by Dr. Marty Brunson, CEO

The year 2016 has brought many new opportunities to Catch-A-Dream, and the Spring holds many exciting things for us. Now in its 15thyear, Catch-A-Dream is fortunate to have friends in many, many places and walks of life. A review of our online calendar provides a glimpse into that world of FRIENDS who have chosen, in […]

Perspectives – by Dr. Marty Brunson, CEO

Reel Worthwhile “Catch-A-Dream never sleeps.” That’s a quip often heard by our staff and volunteers, but seldom by the general public. I often make the comment in the context of our “inner circles” to help remind all of us, including me, that we are involved in something of great importance, and that we have an equally great responsibility to be accountable […]