Michigan Pride gearing up

By |2008-04-04T09:00:00-04:00April 4th, 2008|Uncategorized|

Save the dates: The Statewide March/Rally in Lansing is June 12. The weekend of events will include the Pride Comedy Show on Friday, June 11; the Pride Festival in Riverfront Park from 10:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m. on Sat. June 12; the Pride March at 1:00 p.m. on June 12; the Pride Rally at 2:00 p.m. on June 12, the Commitment Ceremony at 3:00 p.m. on June 12, and Dancing in the Streets: a free dance party from 8:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. on June 12 in LansingÕs Old Town on the corner of Grand River and Turner Streets.
Other Michigan Pride events and announcements:
Join Michigan Pride for March Casino Madness, a night of Las Vegas style casino games Friday, March 26 at Tradewinds Lounge, 562 Portage Road, in Kalamazoo. Door prizes, hourly raffles, poker, blackjack, roulette and more. All funds raised will benefit the June 11 & 12 statewide Pride Weekend.
Non-Profit groups and booth vendors, take advantage of Michigan PrideÕs early-bird discount booth registration fees. Grab your booth by March 31 and save more than $50. Registration forms are available on our website under the FORMS button on the home page.
Want to get married on the Capitol steps? Make a statement, make a commitment – join the annual Capitol Steps Commitment Ceremony immediately following the Pride March & Rally on June 12, 2004. To register visit our Website.
If you are under 21 Michigan Pride wants to hear from you. To better serve our community’s youth we have launched a massive survey which is available on our Website. Take a minute to let us know what you think. You can access the form directly at: http://michiganpride.org/501c/michprid/pages/youthsurvey/youthsurveyindex.htm
Michigan Pride is looking for volunteers. DonÕt just come to Pride this year – be a part of it. Volunteer shifts start out at 2 hours each. You get a t-shirt, meet like-minded people and get a chance to help make MichiganÕs statewide pride events a success. Fill out a registration form at www.
ItÕs not too late to become a member of Michigan Pride! As a member you will receive a FREE 2004 United for Change T-shirt, free admission to the Festival, discounts on Pride event tickets, such as the June 11 Comedy Show and discounts at LGBT businesses. Become a member at http://michiganpride.org/501c/michprid/index.htm.

About the Author:

BTL Staff
Between The Lines has been publishing LGBTQ-related content in Southeast Michigan since the early '90s. This year marks the publication's 27th anniversary.