Community Employment Opportunity continues to work with disabled citizens to find work during hard times.
The late Francis Quinn Morris laid the foundation for Community Employment Opportunities in 1977 when she developed an organization for those persons with mental disabilities.
“My sister, Lorrie, had been diagnosed with down syndrome,” said Jeannette Quinn Bracken, daughter of Francis. “My mother started thinking about what Lorrie was going to do after high school.”
The Harrison County Fiscal Court voted to hire Brad Steele and Jim Milum as the new Parks and Recreation director and deputy director respectively.
After several applications were reviewed, Parks and Recreation committee members Missy Lutz and Frank Henson presented Steele and Milum for the positions created by the restructuring of the recreational department to the fiscal court.