8th annual Catch‐A‐Dream Bass Classic on Ross Barnett raises $52,000

May 10, 2017 For Immediate Release 8th annual Catch‐A‐Dream Bass Classic on Ross Barnett raises $52,000 The 8th annual Catch‐A‐Dream Bass Classic, held on Ross Barnett Reservoir on May 7, was a resounding success, generating over $52,000 for the Catch‐A‐Dream Foundation. A total of 214 boats blasted off at safe light from the Hwy 43 […]

Volunteer of the Year – George Taylor

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. 2016 Recipient: GEORGE TAYLOR Balancing a career in medical sales with family priorities and volunteer service, George Taylor of Madison has spent much of […]

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 […]

MaxxSouth Broadband Sponsors 4th Annual Pickwick Lake Catch-A-Dream Bass Classic

MaxxSouth Broadband By David Cordero Sorenson Advertising view (PDF) article here June 7, 2016 (Louisville, MS) – MaxxSouth Broadband is proud to be the top sponsor of the 4th Annual Pickwick Lake Catch-A-Dream Bass Classic in Pickwick Landing State Park on June 18. Recognized as the Presenting Sponsor of the event, MaxxSouth Broadband is providing more […]

The “lure” of fishing to help others

The Clarion-Ledger By Donna Echols May 2015 Most all of us have fond memories of fishing with your buddies, a relative, or by yourself just to escape to a peaceful place. Whether that was on a creek bank with a cane pole, a pond out in the middle of a pasture, a coveted fishing hole, […]

Weather doesn’t hinder Catch-A-Dream Bass Classic

The Clarion-Ledger By Brian Broom May 2016 Despite unfavorable conditions, the Catch-A-Dream Bass Classic on Ross Barnett Reservoir drew over 400 anglers and produced some big sacks. “We blasted off 210 boats Sunday morning,” Catch-A-Dream Foundation CEO Marty Brunson said. “Stormy weather was forecast and that prediction came true. It started raining hard probably at 10 o’clock […]

Derby Days raises money for Catch-­A-­Dream

The Reflector By Devin Edgar April 2016 view (PDF) article here Derby Days consisted of a dance competition between all of MSU’s sororities to raise money for Sigma Chi’s philanthropy Catch-­A-­Dream. Dan Mullen opened the event this year. The brothers of the Gamma Upsilon chapter of Sigma Chi fraternity presented another successful Derby Days week at […]

Volunteers of the Year – Jimmy and Paula Carruth

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. 2015 Recipients: JIMMY and PAULA CARRUTH Natives of Jackson, Jimmy and Paula Carruth have spent much of their 30 year marriage balancing careers with […]

Mill’s Youngest ‘Dream’ Child Reaches Another Odds-defying Milestone

In the News Georgia-Pacific Monticello Operations January 2016 view (PDF) article here Chris Pena shared during Sunday morning conversation that his family lineage can trace back to Davy Crockett, a claim that comes as little surprise to anyone lucky enough to spend time with his outdoors-loving, sharp-shooting son Christopher. For four days, he was our own […]