A rewarding evening was enjoyed by all at the 13th annual Sisters Home Visitors of Mary gala at beautiful St. John Armenian Church in Southfield, MI, on October 8, 2017. A star cast of speakers and entertainers filled the agenda. Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence. a woman of lifelong accomplishment and service, was this year’s special honoree and keynote speaker. WXYZ news anchor Carolyn Clifford highlighted proceedings from the head table. A program of wonderful music, singing and dancing ended the evening. All proceeds from the gala went to support Sister Home Visitors of Mary mission activities in Nigeria.
With much appreciation we thank the entertainers for sharing their beautiful gifts! Gina Ellis is retired from Renaissance High School and on staff at Legacy Dance Studio. Deblon Jackson was a flutist with the U.S. Air Force Band and certified teacher at renowned musical conservatories. James Vincent is a graduate of Michigan State University in Music. Dewayne Brown was the 1997 Detroit Fireworks super singer and continues to delight audiences today. Crystall Winkler is the founder and director of Legacy Dance Studios in Southfield. For more than 25 years Mrs. Winkler has led young and not so young dancers to new heights. Brook Taylor, daughter of Carolyn Clifford Goss, continues to amaze with her multiple musical talents. Brook is accomplished in not just ballet, but also tap, jazz and piano. Bobby Green is a master social dance teacher. He recently opened his studio, The Whirl of Entertainment, at Lahser and 12 Mile