Michigan Black Caucus of Local Elected Officials 9th Annual Fundraiser Dinner
The Michigan Black Caucus of Local Elected Officials had its 9th Annual Fundraising Dinner in November, 2013, in Ypsilanti. The event was a great success with dozens of people in attendance. Speakers were Lois Allen Richard, MBC-LEO President and Mayor Pro Tem of the City of Ypsilanti; Washtenaw County Sheriff Jerry Clayton; Michigan Municipal League CEO Dan Gilmartin; Mark Fancher, staff attorney of racial justice for the ACLU; and Don Snider, entrepreneur and author. The event sponsors were Comcast, the City of Kentwood, OHM, the Michigan Municipal League, Rehmann and HB Investments. Music was provided by Mechi Mixx Entertainment. Proceeds of the event went to the Kayla Foundation, which aims to put defibrillators in Michigan schools. The purpose of the Michigan Black Caucus of Local Elected Officials (MBC-LEO) is to provide a forum for its members to collaborate, network, coach, mentor, share information, and provide support to one another in the State of Michigan. The Caucus works in cooperation with the Michigan Municipal League (MML). Membership of MBC – LEO is comprised of local elected officials and municipal staff members and associates in the State of Michigan. For more information about MBC-LEO go to www.mbc-leo.org.
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