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Posted by on Jul 1, 2015 in Newsletter | 0 comments

July 2015 Newsletter

This month you will find information in my newsletter regarding the Rochester Pride Celebration, as well as many summer events happening all over the City; to include the Corn Hill Arts Festival, Bands on the Bricks, the new Street Light Festival, and events happening at the Library. Read about that and more in my July 2015 Newsletter. And as always check out my Facebook Page, it’s a great place to go for more information about what’s happening in the community, and let me know about your community groups, projects, and events.  Just select the “Like Button” and stay connected. Best Wishes,...

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Posted by on Jul 16, 2014 in Newsletter | 0 comments

July Newsletter

This month my Newsletter focuses on the Rochester Pride Festival and all of the wonderful festivities surrounding this exciting time.  You will also find information about Movies in the Bowl at Highland Park, the Park Avenue Summer Arts Festival, and information about Free Home Energy Workshops. Read about that and more in my July 2014. And as always check out my Facebook Page, it’s a great place to go for more information about what’s happening in the community, and let me know about your community groups, projects, and events.  Just select the “Like Button” and stay connected. Best Wishes,...

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Posted by on Jul 15, 2013 in News | 0 comments

2013 Annual Pride Report: Rochester Pride Celebrates 40 Years

  This year Rochester Pride celebrates 40 Fabulous Years, an occurance known as a Ruby Jubilee.  Any friend of Dorothy (from the Wizard of Oz) knows she is famous for her ruby red slippers.  The Gay Alliance puts its own unique spin  on this concept as this year the Pride theme is: “There’s No Place Like Pride.”  As I reflect on the progress of our LGBT community, I am exceptionally proud.  We have passed marriage equality in 12 states, polls show that over 50% of the population support same sex marriage initiatives, and we recently saw the historic Supreme Court ruling which declared the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) unconstitutional. The 40th year of Pride brings many big changes and fun new activities along with the traditional popular events. Flag Raising Ceremony Fri., July 19, 2013; 6:00 – 7:00 PM Manhattan Square Park  Join me as I assist “ringing in” the official beginning of Rochester Pride.  We will gather together to celebrate the kickoff of our wonderful Pride events. ...

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