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By Nancy Prater
The year 1980 was a landmark year for the city of Auburn, and Jan Dempsey is the reason.
“Jan Dempsey is responsible for one of the most transformative eras in Auburn’s history,” said Lolly Steiner, AuburnBank Community Relations and Marketing director and former president of the Auburn Chamber of Commerce. “Her vision, her devotion to the underserved of our community and her servant leadership certainly set the stage for the thriving Auburn of today.”
A Georgia native, Dempsey moved to Auburn with her young family in 1972 when her husband, a general and vascular surgeon, was recruited by East Alabama Surgical Clinic. She became active in the PTA, joined a church and volunteered throughout the community. She also began to notice that local government wasn’t operating efficiently.
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