Alan Page, who used football at the college and professional levels as a vehicle to the law career he wanted, will keynote the fourth Opportunities for Education fund-raiser on Monday, May 19. Sponsored by the Kalamazoo Valley Community College Foundation to raise scholarship dollars and underwritten by National City Bank, the banquet featuring the former All-American from Notre Dame and National Football League Hall of Famer will begin at 6 p.m. at the Radisson Plaza Hotel and Suites in downtown Kalamazoo.
Page, 62, made the complete circuit as a football player. The 1964 graduate of Central Catholic High School in Canton, Ohio, went on to gridiron glory at Notre Dame, and then played defensive end for 15 years in the National Football League, primarily as a member of the Minnesota Vikings’ famous “Purple People Eaters.” He was inducted in 1988 to the Pro Football Hall of Fame, which is located in Canton.
Page, the father of four, majored in political science at Notre D