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||SAGE honoring Quigley, Affinity on June 10
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On Friday, June 10, 5-8 p.m., the Chicago-based National Board Members of SAGE will host its annual SAGE & Friends reception at Wyndham Grant Hotel, 71 E. Wacker Dr.
This year, SAGE will honor U.S. Congressman Mike Quigley, co-chair of the Congressional LGBT Caucus, for his advocacy on behalf of LGBT rights and his support of issues impacting older individuals.
Also, SAGE will recognize Phyllis Johnson and Torlene "Toi" Williams for their pioneering Affinity Community Services' Trailblazers, and for their grassroots advocacy on behalf of LGBT older adults in Chicago.
Visit sageusa.org/chicago or email firstname.lastname@example.org .
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