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Commerce Community Cares annual kickoff is Monday evening

Commerce Community Cares
Commerce Community Cares

Dick Latson with Commerce Community Caressays the charitable organization holds its annual kickoff event at 6 p.m. Monday evening at the Ben E. Keith building.  Dick says the organization raised more than $25,000 for local organizations last year, and the goal for the 2015-16 campaign year is $27,500.  New organizations receiving support will be the Commerce Police Department's CHAOS Kids program, and the Northeast Texas African-American Leadership Conference.  Longtime Commerce community leader Gene Casselberry also guests on the program.

John Mark Dempsey is the host of the public interest program The Blacklands Café from KETR News. Dempsey is also the play-by-play announcer for Commerce Tigers Football on 88.9 FM and on ketr.org.
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