Sunday, April 9, 2017

THE SPRING 2017 SUMMIT: Boys 2 Men and Girls to Women- Starts Right Here!

City PRIDE—"Positive Results in Dumas Everyday" is hosting “Boys 2 Men and Girls 2 Women” Weekend Summit this Friday and Saturday, April 14th and 15th at HMC and the West Dumas Community Family Life Center.  Young men who grew up in Dumas and are pursuing careers in other cities and states are coming home for a weekend to uplift and empower youth and young adults in Dumas. The women who are participating will be announced on the City PRIDE website this Thursday.   The number “2” places emphasis on creating a team of two who can stay connected for accountability and motivation which helps both persons stay on track.
Christopher(Chris) McGehee and Samaje Brown, (organizers) are outstanding musicians and ministers who will start the weekend summit at HMC-Hunt Memorial Cathedral of Faith at 7pm on Friday.  On Saturday from 3pm-6pm they will huddle at the West Dumas Community Family Life Center for ‘straight talk’ with youth ages 13-19 to discuss the issues ranging from music, education, ministry and how to beat the odds and avoid the traps that hold you back.

Free-play on the courts and playground equipment in the park will be available and “Hugs and Hot Dogs” will be served.   Additional items will be available for purchase to help with the restoration of the center.A clean-up campaign to help get the park ready starts at 9am on Saturday morning at the Life Center. Bring your lawn equipment and your scrub gear for the playground equipment. 

On Saturday night at 7pm they will return to HMC for a night of empowerment with speakers, music and strategies to help to build a better Dumas- TODAY!
The event is presented in part by The Legacy Assignment 2017.