MPBP Central Region
Central Region MPBP
The Central Region is comprised of 12 Midwest States (Michigan, Kansas, Nebraska, Illinois, Wisconsin, North and South Dakota, Missouri, Minnesota, Indiana and Iowa)
Linda Shanklin - MPBP Central Region Director
Linda Joyce Shanklin, birth date, October 15, age 47. Resides in Springfield, Illinois. Mother of two sons Frank, age 27 and Andre, age 26. Grandmother of three.
Retired from Springfield Housing Authority as, Revitalization Manager after 23 years of service. Currently, Executive Director of Andre Iguodala Youth Foundation (AIYF).
AA degree in Business, pursuing Bachelor’s Degree. Honored by the Springfield Business Journal, 2010 Women of Influence. On the boards of Boys and Girls Club and YMCA.
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The Central Region has made enormous contributions in education, culture, and sports. The proud mothers that hold it down in each of their communities are hard at work to continue the dreams and commitment of their sons and daughters by promoting programs and events that give our younger generation the same opportunities. Region 4 Mothers are honored members of The Mothers of Professional Basketball Players (MPBP) as it represents a group of committed leaders.
Another mission accomplished! Our 100-coat donation was picked up by the Orlando Union Rescue Mission to be distributed to the men, women, and children who are in need! Praise God and thanks to everyone who supported our effort and those that wanted to but didn't have enough notice. Don't worry; we still have work to do!
Lucille O'Neal, MPBP President
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