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• The Lakeland Ledger reports that Carol Jenkins Barnett, daughter of Publix founder George W. Jenkins and the president since 1991 of the company's philanthropic arm, Publix Super Markets Charities, has been "honored for her work supporting education and literacy. The Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy presented Barnett with its 'Champion for Literacy' award at its 17th annual Florida Celebration of Reading.

"The award recognizes individuals for a lifetime of service supporting literacy for all."
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