The Jacksonville News

February 7, 2016

The Jacksonville News

Hester resigns as JCOC chairperson

Mary Agnes Hester is stepping away from her position as chairperson of the Jacksonville Christian Outreach Center to spend more time with her husband of 66 years, Dick, who is in declining health. She’s not going far though. Hester will remain on the executive board of the JCOC and continue to represent her church, First Presbyterian, at the center.Les Honts has been named the new chairperson.

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