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     October 24, 2019      #84-297 sdj 0
 
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The 38th annual Community Leaders Prayer Breakfast was held Wednesday at the Kankakee Country Club. Guest speaker Steve Green, president of Hobby Lobby, provided an inspirational message to those in attendance.

Daily Journal/Laura McElroy
Hobby Lobby president talks of faith 

By Phil Angelo
philangelo@comcast.net


KANKAKEE — “This is not our business. This is God’s business. We are only the stewards of the business.”

That’s how Steve Green, president of Hobby Lobby, describes the relationship between his family and the Oklahoma City, Okla.-based retail firm it owns.

Green was speaking Wednesday morning at the 38th annual Community Leaders Prayer Breakfast at the Kankakee Country Club. About 235 people, a large crowd for the annual event, attended. Matt McBurnie, a vice president for Riverside Healthcare, and one of the organizers of the ...

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Rob Simpson, left, dean of the School of Graduate and Continuing Studies at Olivet Nazarene University, speaks with Steve Green, president of Hobby Lobby and guest speaker during the 38th annual Community Leaders Prayer Breakfast Wednesday at the Kankakee Country Club.

Daily Journal/Laura McElroy