Photos by Diane Cox
WHO: Joan Sheppard, Pride Inc. and The Gardens of Lewis and Clark Community College
WHAT: Joan Sheppard has dedicated her life to fundraising, organizing and volunteering her time. Sheppard was asked to swallow pride as friends, colleagues and family members wait in line to honor her at the second annual Pride Inc. Roast Fundraiser.
WHEN: Wednesday, Dec. 18
WHERE: ATC Trimpe Building at Lewis and Clark Community College
WHY: The person chosen to be the roastee gets to choose the program or charity that will benefit from the annual fundraiser. Sheppard chose The Gardens at Lewis and Clark Community College and Pride Inc. Alton Mayor Brant Walker and Godfrey Mayor Michael McCormick declared Dec. 18 Joan Sheppard day in Alton and Godfrey.
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