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Hometown Teams Opening Day Celebration with Special Guest DJ Myers

Event Date:

June 22 @ 1:00 pm

Venue:

Leesburg Public Library
100 East Main Street
Leesburg, FL 34748

Organizer:

Deb Bussinger
352-728-9790
deborah.bussinger@leesburgflorida.gov

Program Description:

Two years ago United Way Hometown Hero and 2019 South Lake High School Graduate suffered a devastating football injury causing paralysis. Today, his is coaching and helping others. Watch a documentary and hear his inspirational story in person from 1:00 – 2:00. Join us for a complimentary opening reception sponsored by the Friends of the Library from 2:00 – 3:30 pm.

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