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Michael Jordan to appear at St. HOPE banquet

07/09/2014 3:03 PM

07/09/2014 3:04 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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Ryan Lillis has covered the city of Sacramento, its 108 neighborhoods and its politicians since 2008. Prior to that, he covered crime at The Sacramento Bee. A native of upstate New York, Lillis has a journalism degree from the University of California, Berkeley.

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