This past Saturday afternoon, members of our local LGBTQ community and their supporters gathered at the Civic Centre for a Pride Flag Raising Ceremony to officially kick off the 4th Annual Sault Ste. Marie Pridefest.
Mayor Christian Provenzano, MPP Ross Romano and MP Terry Sheehan joined Pridefest Lead Coordinatior, Ashley Lariviere at the podium to say a few words to attendees. Each expressed in their own words just how important it is that people in the LGBTQ community are able to come out and be seen while feeling safe and comfortable; in a Community filled with those who love and support them for who they are.
Ashley told SaultOnline that over the past few years Pridefest has continued to grow to the point that organizers are now working on a number events which they plan to hold throughout the year.
Don’t forget to check out the Community Events Calendar for a listing of events happening at this years Pridefest. There’s bound to be something of interest like these events:
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