Boyd to Retire as Pastor of First AME Church

After 52 years of spreading the Gospel of Christ, the Rev. J. Edgar Boyd will retire from the pastoral ministry.  To demonstrate love and appreciation for his outstanding tenure, the members of First AME Church – Los Angeles are planning a three-day celebration next month.

Osby ‘Looking Forward to Next Chapter’

“I have a lot of emotions,” said Los Angeles County Fire Chief Daryl Osby, who announced his retirement after almost four decades with the department. After 11 years at the helm, he will serve his last day on July 30.

Laurent Departs CSU to Retire in New Orleans

Many members of the Southern California region have expressed sadness, yet love and appreciation, when learning that Dr. Michael Laurent is retiring and moving from sunny Los Angeles to the more variable climate of New Orleans, Louisiana.

Retirement Celebration Planned for Pastor William Turner

The spiritual shepherd of New Revelation Missionary Baptist Church in Pasadena steps down after 54 years of pastoral service More than a half-century of dedicated Christian and community service as the spiritual shepherd of New Revelation Missionary Baptist Church in Pasadena comes to a close for the Rev. William Turner Jr., as he prepares to retire as pastor. However, he’s not going quietly off into the evening, but instead, the New Revelation congregation is planning a gala celebration to salute Turner’s 54 years of pastoral ministry along with six decades of civic involvement. The observance is set for Friday, April

US Bank Exec Darrell Brown Readies for Next Phase of Life

Instead of retiring, Brown ‘re-wires’ after 47 years in banking   Darrell Brown is the first to admit that his career, so far, has been great. He’s logged 47 years in banking and fulfilled his lifelong dream of making a difference by serving others. And even though he stepped down on May 1, as senior vice president for Consumer Banking at U.S. Bank, Brown isn’t retiring. Instead, he said he’s “re-wiring” and transferring his talents to other areas. His intentions are good news for the community, especially in light of his many contributions to residents and businesses in South Los

LAFD Assistant Fire Chief Retires After 38 Years of Service

Assistant Fire Chief Kwame Cooper (Courtesy Photo) When Assistant Fire Chief Kwame Cooper joined the Los Angeles City Fire Department 38 years ago, there were less than 80 Blacks out of 3,800 firefighters. Nearly four decades later, and Cooper has played a vital role in creating a more diverse and inclusive population of firefighters in L.A. Cooper is retiring from the department this year, but for the veteran firefighter, the word ‘retirement’ doesn’t mean that his journey is complete. “My philosophy is that this is more of a transformation in my life where although I won’t be committed to going

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