Inmates hosted an ice cream social and walk in support of the Kids Help Phone in memory of Jenna Bowers-Bryanton, who lost her life in 2001 becaue of bullying and depressing. Those taking part included: (front, from left) Dave Richardson, Jerry Crews, Shane Ward, Richard Jackson, (back, from left) Jenna’s mom Pam Murchison, Norman Gratton, Wade Skiffington, Kid's Help Phone regional director (community fundraising and corporate development )Shelley Richardson, Aaron Trask, Mike Connors and Mike Hector.
SPRINGHILL – In January of 2011, 15-year-old Jenna Bowers-Bryanton lost her life because of bullying and depression.
Her mom, Pam is a staff member at Springhill Institution and following her tragedy a group of inmates at the Institution decided to do something to help.
For the second year in a row, the inmate population has participated in an ice cream social and walk in support of the Kids Help Phone charity.
This year, despite the weather, the inmates raised over $900 for this worthwhile charity.
Last year the inmates raised $1300 for a total contribution of $2,200.