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Archive for August, 2014

PostHeaderIcon August 2014 Newsletter

PFLAG Friends,

The August 2015 newsletter for the Oregon Central Coast PFLAG can be found here.

Thanks to Nel Ward, our editor!

Highlights:

–Don’t miss our annual PFLAG Family Picnic on Sunday, August 17 from 1-4 pm at Fishermen’s Park by the Lighthouse near Yaquina Bay Bridge in Newport.  Bring food to share–we’ll have plates & utensils, drinks, etc.  This is a joint effort of PFLAG and the Welcoming Churches in Lincoln County–so round up your friends and family and celebrate summer with us!

–Salem Invitation!  The public is invited to attend the all ages Red Ribbon Show & Auction on Saturday, August 9 at the Red Lion Hotel (3301 Market St. NE) with a $10 cover. Doors open at 5pm, silent auction starts at 5pm, and entertainment starts at 6pm.  The annual “Red Ribbon Show” includes a variety show featuring drag queens from as far as Seattle, live singers and dance troupes, as well as a live auction & silent auction featuring vacation packages, original artwork, gift baskets, winery tours, hotel stays and “Nights on the Town” packages and much more. This years event will also feature information tables from many HIV/AIDS organizations throughout Oregon including the Marion County Health Department, Portland AIDS Walk and Oregon AIDS Memorial.