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Lee Hampton and Farris Coppage, Jr.
Lee Hampton and Farris Coppage, Jr.

The 2015 Martin Luther King, Jr. Medal of Service will be presented to Farris Coppage, Jr. at the annual Jackson College MLK celebration: “Embracing the Past:  From Dreams to Reality” Saturday, January 17.  Lee Hampton, Jackson College Director of Multi-Cultural Relations has lined up guest speaker author Dr. Tyrone Bledsoe.  As a boy, Dr. Bledsoe marched alongside Dr. King.  The evening includes dinner and entertainment;  tickets are $20 and available by calling 517-796-8600.  Other guests:  Sandra Place, Administrator, Jackson County Medical Care Facility with new Director of Nursing Deborah Heath;  Kristi Edgar and Liz Niles, American 1 Credit Union;  Jamie McKibbon, ESPN 1450 Outdoor Expo (Saturday, January 10 at American 1 Events Center);  Amy DeShon, President, Albion Chamber of Commerce;  Sue Lovell, Cascades Humane Society’s Pet of the Week.

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