Local Briefs • 04-24-15

Posted on 24 Apr 2015 at 8:05am

Senior summit planned

Cannon Flowers has announced a summit on LGBT aging to be held in June, with more details to come later. Flowers attended a White House national elder summit in February.

The meeting will be held at Senior Source, 3910 Harry Hines Blvd. Flowers said the date will be determined later, but that the summit will be a day-long event.

A screening of the film Silver Tsunami and a presentation by Robert Emery on his planned senior housing project are among the items included on the agenda.

Candace Thompson, who works with the city of Dallas Senior Affairs Commission, is co-chairing with Flowers.

TCGPWA announces vendor opportunities

Tarrant County Gay Pride Week Association announced vendor opportunities for its Oct. 3 parade and festival and the Oct. 4 picnic.

About 10,000 people are expected for the parade and 5,000 for the picnic. The annual Pride Week booklet will be distributed weeks prior to event to LGBT and ally businesses, churches, organizations and sponsors.

For more information, contact vendors@tcgpwa.org or visit TCGPWA.org.
GALA Youth meets

GALA Youth Fourth Sunday speaker is GALA’s own youth member, McKinney High School Homecoming Queen April Swartz-Larson, who tells her story and talks about plans for the future. GALA Youth meets at 6 p.m. on April 26 at 1641 W. Hebron Parkway, Carrollton.


Estate planning seminar offered

Resource Center presents a complimentary estate planning seminar, featuring local financial planning experts, on issues important to the LGBT community. The event takes place at The Ashton, 2215 Cedar Springs Road at 5:30 p.m. on April 28.

Light bites, wine and complimentary valet parking provided. To attend, RSVP to Dean S. Wilson at dwilson@myresourcecenter.org.


Chorale concerts

The last two nights of the Turtle Creek Chorale’s Britten, Beatles & Bond concert are April 24 and 25 at 7:30 p.m. at City Performance Hall, 2520 Flora St.

Musica de Mayo honors Sheriff Lupe Valdez at the Latino Cultural Center, 2600 Live Oak St. at 7 p.m. on May 1 and 2.

Tickets are available at TurtleCreekChorale.com

This article appeared in the Dallas Voice print edition April 24, 2015.

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