Ex-Mets slugger Strawberry to talk at Mac, FCA

September 19, 2018 | 10:57 AM

The Western Illinois FCA and MacMurray College will host former Major League Baseball slugger and motivational speaker Darryl Strawberry at two separate events in Jacksonville on September 23 and 24. Strawberry will share his message, "Finding Your Way," at both events.

Strawberry will be the featured speaker at the Western Illinois FCA fundraising banquet on Sept. 23, at 6:30 p.m. at Hamilton's in Jacksonville. This event is free. Sign up to attend by hosting a table or for individual seats at www.westernilfca.org.

The former New York Mets outfielder will also be the featured speaker at MacMurray College on Sept. 24, at 11 a.m. in Annie Merner Chapel. Strawberry's presentation will kick-off the college health fair. The event is free and open to all students and groups from the area high schools. Reservations can be made by calling Gina Hamilton at 217-479-7160 or at gina.hamilton@mac.edu.

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