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Weekly 150:

Road to Saving Bethel...Starring Bob Hope

By Jason Martin
jmartin@mckenziebanner.com
Posted 2/6/24

McKenzie was all abuzz in May of 1975 with the anticipated arrival of Hollywood Legend Bob Hope. The film icon was scheduled for a stage performance at Bethel College on Sunday, May 31 in order to raise much needed funds for the financially distressed McKenzie institution. Hope’s presence left the school with over $100,000 and the community with a life time of memories.

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