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Walker Temple draws multi-cultural crowd to Senior Appreciation Tea
By Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor)
Published April 29, 2015

Pastor Rosalynn Brookins and Dr. Kaye Lindsey

Pastor Brookins with African American seniors.

Pastor Brookins with Korean American seniors.

CHP officers and LAPD cadets join Pastor Brookins before the tea.

Recognizing the accomplishments of the seasoned and mature, Pastor Rosalynn K. Brookins and Walker Temple A.M.E. Church hosted the First Annual Senior Tea and more than 125 attended representing L.A.’s African American, Latino, and Korean American communities.

The multi-cultural event featured faith leaders, elected officials and members of California Highway Patrol and LAPD-Newton Division. Also, several businesses and community organizations collaborated with Walker Temple to provide refreshments, entertainment, giveaways and senior resource information.

“This tea is in honor of those who planted the seed and paved the way for so many of us,” said Pastor Brookins.  “We give a special thank-you to our many partners for their assistance in making this occasion a success.  We could not have done it without them.”

The organizations that united with Walker Temple included Iglesias Cristana of Los Angeles (The Christian Church of Los Angeles), Good News Church, Universal Care/Brand New Day Health Plan, National Council of Negro Women, The Children’s Collective, and the Asian American Drug Abuse Program.

Walker Temple A.M.E. Church is located at 2525 Trinity Street in Los Angeles.  To learn more, call (213) 747-7545.

 

 

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