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July 6, 2021
Fritz Made It to the Final End Zone - Francis Xavier Leighty left the field on June 21, 2021 with Judy, his childhood sweetheart and wife of 60 years by his side; they met in kindergarten. He was born in 1941 in a Mississippi River town – Alton, Illinois – not far from St. Louis.Read More
November 30, 2021
The Section 3 program requires that recipients of certain HUD financial assistance, to the greatest extent feasible, provide job training, employment, and contracting opportunities for low- or very-low income residents in connection with projects and activities in their neighborhoods.Read More