LOCAL BRIEFS: Dutton to retire from Samaritan House after 15 years

Posted on 20 Apr 2012 at 12:30am

‘Gen Silent’ doc on LGBT aging to screen at Angelika on April 24

A panel discussion will follow a free screening of the documentary Gen Silent on Tuesday, April 24, at the Angelika Theater at 6:30 p.m.

The film deals with aging and end of life issues in the LGBT community.

Filmmaker Stu Maddox will be in attendance along with Bob Linscott, the assistant director of the LGBT Aging Project in Boston, who appears in the film.

The panel includes Maddux, Linscott, Resource Center Dallas Executive Director and CEO Cece Cox, the Rev. Shelley Hamilton of Cathedral of Hope and Accredited Domestic Partnership Advisor Terry Thompkins.

Nancy Lieberman to kick off Women’s Success Forum on April 25

Nancy Lieberman brings her leadership and coaching ability to the North Texas GLBT Chamber of Commerce Women’s Success Forum on Wednesday, April 25, at 11:30 a.m.

Lieberman will teach professional women the same rules of success she teachers her players. Lieberman was a two-time Olympian, WNBA player, coach and general manager, and  broadcaster, motivational speaker and author. This is a women’s-only event. Register on the chamber’s website.

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Steve Dutton

CEO Steve Dutton to retire from Samaritan House after 15 years

Steve Dutton announced that he will retire as President and CEO of Tarrant County Samaritan Housing, Inc. at the end of the year. Samaritan House provides housing and support services for persons living with HIV/AIDS. The nonprofit organization was founded in 1991. Dutton has headed the agency for 15 years.

With the opening of The Villages at Samaritan House in 2006, the agency’s capacity doubled. Today more than 400 men, women and children are housed by the agency.

Many residents are employed through a partnership developed with Z’s Cafe that operates in two locations including the Fort Worth Community Arts Center.

The search for a successor will begin soon.

This article appeared in the Dallas Voice print edition April 20, 2012.

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