Women’s Council to Honor Winters with Legacy Award

Gov. and Mrs. William Winter

OXFORD, Miss. – Mississippi’s 58th governor and first lady, community builders William and Elise Winter, will receive the third annual Legacy Award from the Ole Miss Women’s Council for Philanthropy April 21 at the University of Mississippi.

The Legacy Award recognizes the contributions of individuals who epitomize the council’s goals of philanthropy, leadership and mentorship. The Winters will appear at a 10 a.m. public ceremony in the Overby Center Auditorium. Admission is free, but registration is required.

A $100-per-person brunch will follow at 11:30 a.m. at The Inn at Ole Miss, with proceeds benefiting OMWC scholarships, leadership training and mentoring programs. Both events are presented by C Spire Wireless. Providing additional support are gold sponsor Jones, Walker, Waechter, Poitevent, Carrère & Denègre LLP; and silver sponsors FedEx Corp., Entergy and Regions.Read the story …