Volunteer of the Year – Adam Quick

For the most significant demonstration nationally of commitment to “the Vision” of the Catch-A-DreamFoundation through contribution of time, energy and talents toward fulfilling and perpetuating the mission of the Program. 2018 Recipient: Adam Quick of Oxford, MS A native of Jackson, MS, Adam Quick graduated from Jackson Academy.  He is a 2003 graduate of The University of […]

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 […]

Nonprofit Awards

Mississippi Business Journal December 21, 2018 E-Editionby Ross ReilyDecember 2018 In this issue of the Mississippi Business Journal, we highlight Mississippi’s nonprofits for the first time. This year, we recognize and honor a great group of Mississippi nonprofits that range across a broad spectrum of people and places in Mississippi. We first conceived Mississippi’s Top […]

To CATCH A CAPTAIN

Coastal Angler Magazine SARASOTA/BRADENTON/VENICE Edition By Mike Short, Catch-A-Dream Volunteer Host December 2018 View here Mike, how are your sea legs these days? That was how my introduction to offshore fishing with Captain Tom Bailas began. Little did I know then the impact that he and his wife, first mate Trisha, would have on me […]

Catching A Dream

Coastal Angler Magazine By Capt. Tom Bailas August 2018 View PDF here Sometimes things in life are definitely in the hands of the man up above. We travel to the Florida Keys every year in June to do some fun fishing with our families and friends. This year we rented a beautiful home in Tavernier […]

Granting Wishes

Whitetails Unlimited Magazine By Jeff Schinkten, President Fall 2018 View PDF here Dream Sheds III extends Whitetails Unlimited’s partnership with the Drury brothers and Catch-A-Dream Foundation. Our most recent effort, Dream Sheds II, combined with an extremely successful effort during WTU’s 2012 fiscal year, generated more than $290,000 for the Catch-A-Dream Foundation. As I have […]

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 […]

Co-op Angler to Fish for Dreams at 2018 Bassmaster Classic

Cooperative.com Winter 2018 view online here When Carroll Electric Cooperative’s Ryan Butler casts his line next month at the GEICO Bassmaster Classic, he’ll be angling for big bass and big donations for children with terminal illnesses. As one of 52 contestants in the “Super Bowl” of bass fishing tournaments worldwide, Butler wants to promote a $100,000 […]

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 […]

Volunteer of the Year – Gordon Jones

For the most significant demonstration nationally of commitment to “the Vision” of the Catch-A-Dream Foundation through contribution of time, energy and talents toward fulfilling and perpetuating the mission of the Program. 2017 Recipient: Gordon Jones Gordon Jones was born and grew up in Valley Head, AL, and is a graduate of the University of Alabama. […]