HALEY BARBOUR

GOVERNOR

STATE OF MISSISSIPPI
OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Dan Turner (601) 576-2009; dturner@governor.state.ms.us Laura Hipp (601) 576-2020; lhipp@governor.state.ms.us DATE: June 23, 2010

GOVERNOR BARBOUR CALLS FOR A DAY OF PRAYER ON SUNDAY FOR AREAS IMPACTED BY GULF OIL SPILL
Jackson, Mississippi – Governor Haley Barbour proclaimed June 27 as a Day of Prayer to remember the Mississippi Gulf Coast and other states effected by the oil spill from the Deepwater Horizon accident. “I know fellow Mississippians have kept our Gulf Coast in their thoughts and prayers since this horrible accident occurred two months ago,” Governor Barbour said. “I join our coastal neighbors in asking for remembrances of those who lost their lives in this tragedy as well as the families and communities dealing with the effects of the spill on their businesses and daily lives.” See proclamation attached. -30-

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