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May 23, 2019 

Registration Open For Summit of Seven Boys and Men Conference at EFSC on June 7-8

By John J. Glisch, Eastern Florida State  // May 23, 2019


BREVARD COUNTY • MELBOURNE, FLORIDA – Eastern Florida State College will host the upcoming Summit of Seven Boys and Men Conference with about 1,000 people expected for an event that provides mentors and role models for youth.

The 27th annual conference will be held June 7-8 on the college’s Melbourne campus, and end with a June 9 service at Mount Moriah Missionary Baptist Church in Palm Bay.

The summit is the largest gathering of its kind in Brevard County and among the largest in Central Florida.


It features motivational speakers and workshops on subjects such as education, law enforcement, personal ethics and teamwork.


“Today’s youth need guidance more than ever as they confront difficult obstacles that can prevent them from leading productive lives,” said organizer Moses L. Harvin Sr. “The summit shows them they have many great opportunities, can be very successful and rely on caring adults who are willing to help them chart the right course in life.”


Harvin, who is President and CEO of American Services Technology, Inc., in Rockledge, also serves on the Eastern Florida State College Board of Trustees.


Dozens of corporate and community groups will be involved in the event, and Eastern Florida will provide campus tours as part of the summit’s goal to reinforce the importance of education.

The event, which is open to the public, starts Friday, June 7 at 6 p.m. with a fun festival. The summit continues Saturday, June 8 from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. with a range of activities including workshops, performances, a community luncheon and campus tours.


The public is invited to the 1 p.m. luncheon, which will feature Col. Mary L. Martin, commandant of the Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute at Patrick Air Force
Base.


The institute teaches courses on racial, religious, gender and ethnic diversity to military personnel from all branches of the Armed Forces, and to civilians who work for the Defense Department.


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News 13

June 2018

More than 1,000 people are expected n Melbourne this weekend for the “Summit of Seven” boys and men conference. The 26th annual conference held at Eastern Florida State College promises a wealth of motivational speakers and workshops on topics such as education, law enforcement, personal ethics, and teamwork. 


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https://www.mynews13.com/fl/orlando/news/2018/06/06/-summit-of-seven--to-encourage-ethics--teamwork-among-boys--men


Florida Today

June 2017

Teaching Boys to be Men: Summit moves to Melbourne campus.


It is a conference that started over two decades ago as a series of talks between young boys and men beneath the shaded oaks behind Mount Moriah Missionary Baptist Church in North East Palm Bay.


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https://www.floridatoday.com/story/news/2017/06/07/teaching-boys-men-summit-moves-melbourne-campus/378197001/


Eastern Florida State College

May 2017

Eastern Florida State College will host the upcoming Summit of Seven Boys and Men Conference, with more than 1,000 people expected for the event that provides mentors and role models for youth. 


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http://www.easternflorida.edu/news-events/news-releases/2017/05-16-summit-of-seven.cfm


Space Coast Daily

May 2017

The 25th annual conference will be held June 9-10, on the college’s Melbourne campus, with a June 11 service at Mount Moriah Missionary Baptist Church in Palm Bay.


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http://spacecoastdaily.com/2017/05/eastern-florida-state-college-to-host-summit-of-seven-boys-and-men-conference-in-june/


News 13

June 2015

Summit of Seven in Palm Bay aims to shape young men into leaders.


A church in Palm Bay is hoping to do its part in helping shape young men into husbands, fathers, and future leaders. It’s the Summit of Seven, hosted by Mount Moriah Missionary Baptist Church.


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https://www.mynews13.com/fl/orlando/news/2015/6/14/summit_of_seven_palm_bay

Florida Today


September 2014

Businessman sees time as a tool to help others

The young boys and teens packed the pews at Mount Moriah Missionary Baptist Church, listening as Moses Harvin shared his vision of success for a generation of young men struggling to find their place in an increasingly complex and unforgiving world.


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https://www.floridatoday.com/story/life/style/vra/2014/09/14/businessman-sees-time-tool-help-others/15607487/


Florida Today

May 2014

Summit of Seven’s message is one of hope.


Fabian Long considered himself a hustler with a heart.

Kicked out of his home by his mother at 18, with an absentee father, an aborted college career, thoughts of suicide and nowhere to go, Long spent nearly two decades immersed in a culture of drugs, women, and riches. Then he discovered the calling of God and family.


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https://www.floridatoday.com/story/news/local/2014/05/17/summit-sevens-message-one-hope/9229003/

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