Mayor Sessoms to Present Community Challenge to End Homelessness at BEACH Meeting on Nov. 4

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

The public is invited to join BEACH at its general membership meeting, “Renew Our Commitment to Ending Homelessness,” on Friday, Nov. 4, from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Church of the Holy Family, 1279 N. Great Neck Road. The meeting, which will feature remarks and a community challenge from Mayor William D. Sessoms, Jr., will highlight the city’s progress in ending homelessness and future projects.


Attendees will also have the opportunity to participate in discussions and join active committees working to understand and address issues such as service coordination, family and single homelessness, advocacy, and city plans and programs. To attend, register by Nov. 1 with Bill Dore’ at (757) 385-5736 or Space is limited.


BEACH, which stands for Bringing an End to All City Homelessness, is a community partnership between citizens and faith, business, nonprofit and city organizations. The partnership seeks to better address homelessness through enhanced cooperation and communication, coordinated service delivery, resource development and new strategies.


For more information about BEACH, contact Andrew Friedman at (757) 385-5752 or visit