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State Farm supports anti-texting campaign

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Urban League President and CEO Vanessa Allen recently accepted a $20,000 check as a grant from State Farm for an anti-texting campaign geared toward teen drivers. Gathered for the presentation were (seated from left): Cheryl Pruitt, superintendent of Gary schools; Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson; Sharon Johnson-Shirley, superintendent of Lake Ridge schools; Mike Suggs, director, Operations Integration at Northern Indiana Public Service Co.; Jim Slavin, State Farm, Central Region; Darian Collins, Urban League advisory board; and (standing from left) Stephen Mays, State Farm agent; Allen; and Sharon Chambers, State Farm agent. | Photo provided



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