LGBT Veterans Wall of Honor 2019 Induction Ceremony at the LGBT Community Center
Join The Center for The Benjamin F. Dillingham, III & Bridget Wilson LGBT Veterans Wall of Honor 2019 Induction Ceremony on Thursday, Nov. 7 from 6-8 pm at The Center. The evening will include a brief program with celebration of military colors, the National Anthem, announcement of inductees, and remarks from honorees in attendance. Light refreshments will be served.
The Benjamin F. Dillingham, III and Bridget Wilson LGBT Veterans Wall of Honor recognizes LGB veterans who served under Don’t Ask Don’t Tell, and transgender veterans with ties to San Diego who have taken the oath to serve our country and have done so honorably, and with distinction, acting as role models in advancing equality. The Veterans Wall commemorates these veterans’ lives in hopes that their courage, bravery and sacrifices will continue to inspire future generations.
The Center is wheelchair accessible. The Center’s Auditorium is also equipped with a Hearing Loop for those with hearing aids or cochlear implants (learn more at HearingNowUSA.com). Should you have additional accessibility requests such as ASL interpretation, please contact David Vance at firstname.lastname@example.org or 619-692-2077 ext. 113.
LGBT Community Center
The San Diego Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Community Center, Inc., (d.b.a., The Center) is the nation's second oldest and third largest LGBT community center. Functioning as the LGBT community's anchor organization, The Center is led by a 20-member board of directors, employs over 40 paid staff and utilizes more than 800 community volunteers to achieve its twin goals of promoting LGBT health and human rights. The Center provides direct program services to the many different facets of the LGBT community, including men, women, youth, seniors, families, LGBT Latino community members and their families, and those struggling with HIV. Last year The Center provided more than 50,000 direct service visits to San Diego community members, and through its events, activities and advocacy, touched the lives of thousands more.