Arthur Orr donates money to local charities

Arthur Orr donates money to local charities

One state lawmaker from the Valley is keeping a promise to his constituents.

Arthur Orr, the Republican Senator from Hartselle, has donated his pay raise to charity.

Orr opposed to the pay raise legislators voted themselves back in March.

His office says he's received about 10-thousand dollars in additional salary from the state.

He's donated 7-thousand 550 dollars so far to charities in his district.

Groups receiving funding from Orr's pay raise proceeds include:

Hartselle Historical Society                                                       $300.00;
Princess Theatre                                                                      $400.00;
Carnegie Visual Arts Centre                                                      $350.00;
Walter Jackson E.S. "Destination Imagination"                            $50.00;
Madison "Friends of the Library"                                                 $50.00
Volunteer Center of Morgan County                                            $2,600.00;
VFW Post 4190                                                                        $100.00;
Decatur American League, All-Star Travel                                    $100.00;
Mission Makeover                                                                     $100.00;
Decatur Dream Center                                                               $100.00;
Foundation for Mental Health                                                      $125.00;
Mental Health Association                                                         $100.00;
Parents and Children Together (PACT)                                        $100.00;
Decatur City Schools Foundation                                               $1,100.00;
Center for Developmentally Disabled                                           $150.00;
Morgan County Rescue Squad                                                   $200.00;
Falkville Band Boosters                                                             $100.00;
Huntsville Library Foundation                                                     $100.00;
Habitat for Humanity                                                                 $1,000.00;
Morgan County Substance Abuse Network                                 $50.00;                         
Morgan County Junior Miss                                                       $25.00;
Decatur Animal Shelter Fund                                                     $250.00;                                  
Decatur Dream Center                                                               $100.00