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McLendon Foundation and McDonald's Form Partnership to Benefit McLendon Minority Leadership Initiative

The McLendon Foundation and McDonald's are proud to announce a new corporate partnership benefiting the McLendon Minority Leadership Initiative (MLI).
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McLendon Foundation to Hold Inaugural Leadership Weekend in Lexington

The McLendon Foundation is set to host its Inaugural Leadership Weekend, Presented by McDonald's and the NCAA. The event is taking place August 26-28, with support from the University of Kentucky (UK) and G3 Marketing. More than 60 individuals from across the country are expected to attend, including several 2020-21 McLendon Postgraduate Scholarship Recipients and Minority Leadership Initiative (MLI) Future Leaders.

Fiesta Bowl McLendon Scholarship Recipient: Kurt Russell

Kurt "KJ" Russell was scouting apartments in Phoenix when he received a call from Adrien Harraway, vice president and director of the John McLendon Minority Scholarship Foundation. He called to tell KJ that he had been selected to receive the scholarship that the Fiesta Bowl awards annually through the foundation to a student at an Arizona institution.

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