Phoenix Center presents LGBT Training on Sept. 20

SPRINGFIELD — The Phoenix Center will be hosting training sessions on working with the LGBTQ community on Friday, Sept. 20. From the Facebook event:
This training is for people working in direct service jobs who want to better understand LGBTQ terminology and culture. Topics included: LGBT specific terminology, understanding what it means to be transgender and the process of transitioning, implicit bias and microaggressions, medical disparities, and what you can do to create a welcoming environment. This training is 4 CEUs for social workers, therapists, counselors, psychologists, nurses, and teachers.

Phoenix Center Chix with Stix Golf Outing on Aug. 3

SPRINGFIELD — The Phoenix Center in Springfield will be hosting its annual Chix with Stix fundraiser on Saturday, Aug. 3, at the Lincoln Greens Golf Course. From the Facebook event:
Join us for the 5th Annual Chix with Stix Women’s Only Golf Outing. This year’s event will be held at Lincoln Greens, an 18 hole course. This is a “best ball foursome” event with prizes for longest putt, longest drive, and closest to the pin.