Rev. Jesse Turner receives Wayshower award

The Rev. Jesse C. Turner, center, recently accepted the 2013 WayShower Award from the National CARES Mentoring Movement for his support of the CARES Mentoring Movement to advancement of the most vulnerable children in our community. The award states, “….lighting the way for our children and for us, with diligence and above all, with love.” Pictured with Turner are national CARES team members (left to right) Jimmy Briggs, incoming executive director, Tiffany Lawson-Banks, incoming executive director, Susan L. Taylor, founder and CEO, Asha Bandele, director of communications and Robert Charles Green, affiliate compliance manager. Also attending the national training from Pine Bluff CARES were Derick L. Newby Sr., president, Angela Johnson, treasurer, and Joey J. Gardner, CARES board member and mentor.