Richard Gere is in Syracuse to speak at the Salvation Army Civic Celebration. reports Richard Gere is the keynote speaker at The Salvation Army's 45th Annual Civic Celebration at the OnCenter honoring Dr. Joseph Domachowske and Dr. Manika Suryadevara who have vaccinated hundreds of children for free over the past five years.

The movie star hails from North Syracuse and graduated from North Syracuse Central High School. His mom just passed away in the beginning of July 2016, and his dad Homer still resides North Syracuse.

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