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Youth mentor Jeff Perkins

Retired electrician Jeff Perkins grew up in Decatur, Illinois, and over the years, worked in a number of community organizations. He served on the Decatur School Board and is a past president of the Decatur chapter of the NAACP. He founded Caring Black Men of Decatur several years ago out of concern about young men getting into trouble.

Mid-American Gardener

Mid-American Gardener on Thursday, July 12, 2012

Host: Dianne Noland

Panelists: Gloria Young (Master Gardener, Vermilion County), Kaizad Irani (Parkland College Professor of Landscape Design) and Bill Erickson (Architect, Prairieview Land)

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