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Tickets still available for Colin Powell appearance in Edwardsville


From Illinois Business Journal news services

Tickets are still available for the March 31 appearance planned by retired U.S. Army Gen. Colin L. Powell at the Mannie Jackson Center for the Humanities Foundation inaugural dinner.

powell colinThe event will take place in the Meridian Ballroom at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville.

Cocktails and silent auction will take place from 5 to 6 p.m. followed by dinner at 6:30 p.m.

Tickets are $200 each and are being sold on a first-come, first-serve basis and are not available at the door.

For more information call (618) 655-2881

The foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization supporting the new Mannie Jackson Center for the Humanities, which opened in December in the former Lincoln School in downtown Edwardsville.

For more on the center, go to

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