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  • By Gigi Nichols

Alternatives for Girls

Over 350 people attended Alternatives for Girls annual Role Model Dinner which was held at the MGM, Detroit. Honorees included Dr. Althea Simpson, Director of Discipleship, Franklin Community Church; Lashinda Stair, First Assistant Chief of Police, Detroit Police Department; and Linda Taliaferro, Vice President of Global Quality, Meritor, Inc. This year’s event was co-chaired by Faye Nelson and Pam Rodgers, and raised $287,000. The funds will be used to support crucial programs and educational assistance for homeless and high-risk girls and young women.


If you would like your future event considered for coverage, you can email Nichols at or if you need to speak with her, phone 248.515.6105.

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