Southern Reins awarded Nonprofit of the Year by Collierville Chamber of Commerce
Updated: Jan 23
Southern Reins Center for Equine Therapy is honored to be named Nonprofit of the Year by the Collierville Chamber of Commerce. Since 2015, Southern Reins Center for Equine Therapy has provided equine-assisted services to individuals with disabilities and hardship throughout the Mid-South. Using the healing power of horses, Southern Reins’ programs celebrate ability and encourage participants to achieve, aspire, and amaze.
The award was announced at the Collierville Chamber of Commerce’s 2021 Excellence in Business Awards held on Thursday, March 3, 2022 at Collierville First Baptist Church. Award-winning emcee Andrew Douglas introduced keynote speaker Governor Bill Lee who shared the many reasons why Tennessee is one of the best places in the country to live, work, and invest. Simmons Bank was the presenting sponsor of the event.
The Nonprofit of the Year Award is presented to an organization that exemplifies best practices in nonprofit management, professional development, exercises prudent financial stewardship, and makes a profound difference in the lives of the clients served along with the community at large. Southern Reins’ Executive Director, Jill Haag, said, “We are honored to be recognized among other incredible nonprofit organizations, local businesses, and community leaders. Our work would not be possible without the incredible support of our wonderful volunteers and the overwhelming generosity of our community. Whether you participate, volunteer, or donate, you are part of what makes Southern Reins such a special place.”
Other nominees for Nonprofit of the Year were Fayette Cares, Page Robbins Adult Day Center, and Ronald McDonald House of Memphis.