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ANN ARBOR – The Washtenaw Rainbow Action Project (WRAP) will host “An Evening of Recognition and Remembrance” at Kerrytown Concert House on Oct. 24. A reception will be held from 7 to 9 p.m., with presentations and entertainment starting at 7:45 p.m.
Former U.S. Rep. Lynn Rivers and former State Sen. Alma Wheeler Smith will receive awards for their contributions to the advancement of civil liberties. Smith and Rivers will be recognized for introducing and supporting bills that have advanced the civil and human rights of all people, including LBGT individuals and groups. State Sen. Liz Brater (D-Ann Arbor) and State Rep. Chris Kolb (D-Ann Arbor) will also be present.
The event also will commemorate the fifth anniversary of the brutal beating and death of Matthew Shepard (1973-1998).
Reservations are requested at $30 per person. Kerrytown Concert House on is located at 415 N. Fourth Ave., Ann Arbor. Scholarships are available. Proceeds will benefit the WRAP Community Center. For information and reservations call or email the WRAP Community Center at 734-995-9867 or firstname.lastname@example.org.