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Newsfront - January 16, 2009

Football 'treasure' to be honored

Famous face in Danville Brent Jones will be honored at the Living Treasure program Friday, Jan. 23, at the Danville Community Center. A reception will begin at 6:30 p.m., with the program plus Q&A from 7-9 p.m.

Jones played in the National Football League for 12 years, was All-Pro four years, Pro Bowl four years, and Super Bowl Champion XXIlI, XXlV and XXIX with the San Francisco 49ers.

Jones lives in Danville with wife Dana and two daughters, who went to Monte Vista High School and are now in college.

"Danville is a perfect place to raise a family, with great places to live, wonderful churches and top-notch sports programs for clubs and high schools," said Jones.

He was born in San Jose and attended the University of Santa Clara, where he graduated with a BS in economics in 1985. He is owner of Northgate Financial Services in Danville.

This Living Treasures program is free to the public. Call the Museum of the San Ramon Valley at 837-3750 to reserve a seat.