Letter writer: Fundraiser benefited LGBT seniors

Graphic by Lori Deaton

We are so grateful to live in the Asheville community with such supportive community members. On Sept. 22, the Fine Arts Theatre graciously screened the film Reel In The Closet … which turned out to be a very successful fundraiser for the LGBT Elder Advocates of WNC, whose mission is to enrich the lives of LGBT seniors in Western North Carolina by connecting LGBT people to necessary resources and promoting cultural change.

It was preceded by a lovely wine and cheese reception at the Blue Spiral 1 art gallery, where guests were able to meet the film’s director, Stu Maddux, known for his many works in the genre.

We felt it necessary to publicly thank all the folks who attended the event, and all the folks, including those from the regional AARP office, who worked to provide such a nice evening and facilitated a wonderful discussion afterward. Thank you!

— Rebecca Chaplin
Board member
The LGBT Elder Advocates of WNC Advisory Board
Barnardsville

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