Rev. Henry Martin, Executive Director of Shreveport-Bossier Rescue Mission, received the Shreveport Bar Association's Liberty Bell Award on May 2.
This award recognizes an individual outside of the legal profession who has made a significant contribution to the community.
Rev. Martin, a licensed substance abuse counselor and ordained minister, has served as Executive Director of the Shreveport-Bossier Rescue Mission for the past 24 years.
leadership, the Mission has grown from two employees to over 50.
In making the presentation, SBA Past President Zelda Tucker described Rev. Martin as a "selfless and devoted man who humbly serves the homeless in our community.
success to his
wife and family, a devoted Board of Directors, dedicated staff, and a benevolent community.
Rev. Henry Martin, executive director, spoke at the commencement ceremony, encouraging the women to realize their dreams, release themselves to God, and resolve to follow God's will.
Additionally, we extend our sincere appreciation to AT&T for caring about the homeless children in our area," said Rev. Henry Martin, executive director of the Rescue Mission.