15 vie for title of DeKalb's ‘Senior of the Year’

5/10/2013, 1:18 p.m.
“Senior of the Year” finalists include Janice Cash (Row 1, from left), Carleen Cumberbatch, Alma Goecker, Arlene Parker Goldson, (Row 2, from left) Shirley Jones, Relda Mackins and Rose Miles.

Saint Philip AME Church

240 Candler Road, Atlanta, GA

— Fifteen golden agers will vie for DeKalb “Senior of the Year” on May 18 at Saint Philip AME in Atlanta.

The event, hosted by DeKalb for Seniors Inc., the nonprofit fundraising arm of the Lou Walker Center, is in its second year. It takes place at noon in the church’s Family Life Center.

The finalists are Carrie Baldwin, Sandra Harris, James McCoy and Janice Cash of Decatur; Carrie Brisco, Relda “Bea” Mackins and Annie Thomas of Stone Mountain; Carleen Cumberbatch, Arlene Parker Goldson, Rose Miles, Shirley Jones, Andrew Hicks and Samuel O. Williams of Lithonia; Alma Goecker of Atlanta; and Evelyn Kennedy of Chamblee.

Larry Tinsley, host of V-103/WAOK “Sunday Morning Praise,” will be master of ceremonies.

Saint Philip AME is at 240 Candler Road. For tickets and more information, contact Donna Dees at silvergala2013@gmail.com or 678-982-9805.