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  • Joe Evan Joe Evan - Joe Evan has distinguished himself as an advocacy leader at the Visions Clubhouse in Pontiac. His efforts have been focused on the Pontiac City Council, state and federal representatives, Governor Snyder and even President Obama, who responded with a letter that applauded Joe’s mental health advocacy work. Pursuant to goals he developed last October, Joe […]
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