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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
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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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.
Eastern Florida State College
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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