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Magic Johnson Speaks to the Heart of the Community

February 17, 2014

Where: The Blue Wahoos Stadium Today: 2-5 p.m., Feb. 17

Here is the latest line-up of speakers:

Cumulus Radio Personality Linda “Sonshine” Moorer , the moderator of the event

Capt. Keith Hoskins, Commanding Officer, Naval Air Station Pensacola, will handle the pledge.

Clery: Reverend Larry Watson,Englewood Baptist Churc; Father Licari, St. Mary’s Catholic Church; Pastor Jim Locke, Hillcrest Baptist Church,; Senior Pastor Michael Thompson, Greater Union Baptist Church, Rabbi Joel Fleekop

Higher Education: Dr. Branden Kelly and Dr. Judy Bense from University of West Florida; Dr. James Lowe, President of Bishop College

Polticians: Malcolm Thomas – Escambia County School District Superintendent; Mayor Ashton Hayward – City of Pensacola; Mayor Sandy Stimpson – City of Mobile, Alabama; Florida State Representative Mike Hill; Escambia County Commissioner Gene Valentino; Escambia County Commissioner Wilson Robertson; Escambia County Commissioner Lumon May

Montgomery Federal Court Judge Charles Price; Robert Hill, WRNE ; Chico Rivera, Magic Johnson Team; Art & Jessica Rocker; Quint Studer

Around 3:50 p.m., Magic Johnson will go on to the field

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  • Nic February 18, 2014 at 8:30 am

    Steve, why did you put “free” in quotes? It was free for the public to attend, but yes someone had to pay to make the event happen and the program listed all the wonderful sponsers and supporters.

  • George Hawthorne February 17, 2014 at 10:38 pm

    There were no tickets it was free admission and thousands showed up for this great event.

  • steve adams February 17, 2014 at 10:29 pm

    Where did one get tickets for this “free” event?