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Michael Jordan to appear at St. HOPE banquet

Published: Wednesday, Jul. 9, 2014 - 3:03 pm

Basketball hall of famer Michael Jordan will be the featured guest at Sunday’s annual banquet for St. Hope, the nonprofit organization founded by Mayor Kevin Johnson.

The sold-out event will be held at the Sacramento Convention Center. Jordan is scheduled to speak from 7:40 p.m. to 7:55 p.m.

Johnson founded St. Hope in 1989. The organization focues on education efforts, development and the arts in Oak Park, where Johnson grew up.

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