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68-year-old swimmer competes in National Senior Olympics

By Jannelle Walker, Special to The New Tri-State Defender Last week, 68-year-old Loretta Griffin became the first African-American Memphian to compete in the National Senior Olympics for swimming, coming full circle from her days of doing water aerobics at the Davis YMCA in Whitehaven. The New Tri-State Defender talked to Griffin before she left for Albuquerque, N.M., where the swimming …

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Eleven Day Pilgrimage to Holy Land in November 2019

Is traveling to the Holy Land on your list of destinations to visit? Would you like to experience a Christian Pilgrimage to the land where Jesus was born, performed miracles and left an empty tomb? Would you like to take your Bible study to another level? Can you imagine yourself visiting the ancient city of Jerusalem, praying at the Western …

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WOMEN’S LEADERSHIP SUMMIT ANNOUNCES SPEAKERS, INTERACTIVE SESSIONS FOR JUNE 14 – 15TH AT STATLER HILTON HOTEL IN DOWNTOWN DALLAS

Dallas – An influential and impressive list of speakers that include retired NASA Astronaut Joan Higginbotham and the Executive Commissioner of Texas Health and Human Services, Dr. Courtney Phillips, will highlight TheWomen’s Leadership Summit (WLS), a two-day personal and professional development program sponsored by Toyota and presented by the University of North Texas at Dallas, Friday, June 14th and Saturday, June 15th at the Statler Hilton …

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