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Save the date: Affirmations Big Bash March 27

By |2004-04-03T09:00:00-05:00April 3rd, 2004|Uncategorized|

FERNDALE – The Affirmations Lesbian and Gay Community Center’s 2004 Big Bash event is not just another hotel event. It’s a virtual journey through time, a historical expedition of our very own gay community in Southeastern Michigan as it celebrates fifteen years serving the LGBT community, and there are promises of a historic announcement that may prove to be a first for everyone building community.
See the movers and shakers who started Affirmations. Fly into the 1990’s, visiting the birth of our Youth Program, the Pittmann-Puckett Art Gallery, the Bayard Rustin Library, our coming out groups, rap groups and more. Hang on to your seats as we remember the turbulent years when the Center barely kept its head above the clouds, then sit back and relax as we glide into the new millennium with the opening of our new Health Services Program, senior and family programs.
Come fly with us. Come fly through fifteen years of being there for Southeastern Michigan’s gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender individuals.
Big Bash 2004: Come Fly With Us! will depart from the Westin Detroit Metropolitan Airport Hotel on Saturday, March 27th. Boarding begins promptly at 6:00 p.m. First Class round-trip tickets are available for $250, Coach Class round-trip tickets are $125. Evening includes complimentary valet, hors d’oeuvres, open bar, elegantly served meal, live auction, silent art auction, raffle, music and dancing. Reservations are available by calling Affirmations at 248-398-7105. Online ticketing available at http://www.GoAffirmations.org.
This event is sponsored by General Motors, Channel 955, Westin Hotels, Northwest Airlines, HOUR Detroit Magazine, Between The Lines, Compuware, Detroit Convention & Visitor’s Bureau, Detroit Free Press, Mike Savoie Chevrolet and TurnOut.

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