Senior home to host fundraising event May 25

The Lisner-Louise-Dickson-Hurt Home provides health services to low-income seniors in the District. (photo courtesy of the Lisner-Louise-Dickson-Hurt Home)

The Lisner-Louise-Dickson-Hurt Home will host its spring reception and fundraiser on May 25, featuring food, drinks, Latin jazz, dancing and a silent auction.

The event, which also celebrates National Wine Day, will be held from 6:30 to 10 p.m. in the courtyard of the Lisner-Louise-Dickson-Hurt Home, 5425 Western Ave. NW. Proceeds will benefit the nonprofit’s operations, providing health services to low-income seniors in the District, according to a news release.

At the reception the home will present its Laura Lisner Award to Michael Akin, president of LINK Strategic Partners and chairman of the Greater Washington Urban League. The award honors achievements in enhancing quality of life for underserved populations in D.C.

More information and tickets ($75 per person) are available at