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Jimmy and Kathy Barr Named Honorary Chairs for Corks N' Canvases 2017
and Kathy each moved to Panama City with their families as young children. They
attended Bay County public schools and graduated together from Bay High School
in 1968. After completing their undergraduate studies at the University of
Florida and, while Jimmy was finishing law school, they were married in 1975.
Jimmy and Kathy’s beautiful family includes Craig, Chris and wife, Kristen, and
Kevin and wife, Heidi (with a grandbaby on the way). In addition to Big
Brothers Big Sisters, Jimmy and Kathy have served with many local organizations
over the years, including Bay Medical Center Board, Holy Nativity Episcopal
School Board, Bay Education Foundation Board, Junior Service League, Chautauqua
Charter School Board, Boys and Girls Club Board, Bay Medical Foundation Board,
and Bay County Council on Aging. Kathy is a retired educator and Jimmy
currently serves as Market President for Ameris Bank.
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