LGBT Older Adult Summit Returns To Detroit


The Fifth Annual LGBT Older Adult Summit will be held this weekend in downtown Detroit. The free event, being held under the motto of "Let The Good Times Roll," will feature community and social gathering information, senior employment and volunteer opportunities and an included continental breakfast and lunch.

Keynote speaker of the event is Darrious D. Hilmon, the new executive director of Affirmations. Hilmon has an impressive resume, a positive attitude and boundless energy. While Marketing & Development Director for Mosaic Youth Theatre of Detroit, he led the team responsible for winning the Neighborhood Builder Award from Bank of America (the first Detroit nonprofit to ever win the award), and the Achieving Excellence Award from DTE Energy. A Detroit native and a graduate of the University of Michigan, Hilmon is also the Essence best-selling author of the novels, "5 Dimes" and "Divalicious," and the anthology, "Love."

The summit will run from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 20 at the MSU Detroit Campus, 3408 Woodward Ave., Detroit. The event is sponsored by the LGBT Older Adult Coalition, Between the Lines, Affirmations, LGB Detroit, Detroit Elder Project, AARP and more.

Register for the summit at http://bit.ly/1L4qzKM.
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