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Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Blake Leeper speaking at MeadowView

• KINGSPORT — Kingsport native and Dobyns-Bennett High School graduate Blake Leeper will be the keynote speaker at 6 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 22, at MeadowView Conference Resort and Convention Center. “An Evening with Blake Leeper” is being hosted by Leeper’s family.

Leeper competed in the 2012 Paralympic Games in London earlier this year, earning a silver medal in the 400-meter dash and a bronze in the 200-meter competition. Leeper will be presented the key to the city during the event.

Tickets, which include dinner, are $40 per person. Tickets for company-sponsored tables of 10 are $350 per table.

Proceeds will benefit the Challenged Athletes Foundation. For more information, or to order tickets, call Mollie Miller at (423) 329-3453, Tonia Leeper at (423) 967-1016 or Johnnie Mae Swagerty at (423) 429-7553 or send an e-mail to or,