2017 Annual Dinner Is Here!
The Tom Homann LGBTQ+ Law Association 2017 Annual Dinner
Time / Date:
Thursday, April 13, 2017
US Grant Hotel
5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. – Cocktail Reception
6:30 p.m. – 8:15 p.m. – Dinner Program
+Grilled Chicken Breast
+Potato Gnocchi (Veg)
Keynote Speaker: Representative Brian Sims, Pennsylvania House of Representatives
Brian Sims serves as the State Representative for the 182nd District of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. Elected in 2012 after unseating 28-year incumbent, Sims became the first openly gay member of the Pennsylvania General Assembly. A staunch advocate for LGBTQ+ civil rights, Sims continues to be a leading advocate for LGBTQ+ and women’s rights in the General Assembly. Sims has been named one of the nation’s Top 40 LGBTQ+ Attorneys Under 40 by the National LGBTQ+ Bar Association, one of the of the Top 40 Most Influential LGBTQ+ People Under 40 by The Advocate, and in 2015 he received the Stonewall Award from the American Bar Association.
Annual Awards and Scholarships will also be presented during the program. This year’s award recipients include:
- Patty Hollenbeck, Friend of the Community Award
- Barbara Cox, Community Pioneer
- Ellen Miller-Sharp, Friend of the Organization Award