Conference scholarships offered
ASHEVILLE — Youth Outright of Western North Carolina, Inc., has announced that it is offering two full scholarships for the 2016 Creating Change Conference to be held Jan. 20-24, 2016, in Chicago, Ill.
The National Gay and Lesbian Task Force runs the conference where more than 3,500 people from across the U.S. converge each year.
The Amy Mandel-Katina Rodis Fund is helping to support the scholarships which provide for all expenses to attend the half-week event. Scholarship recipients are accompanied by Youth Outright staff.
Applications are due by Oct. 30 and must be submitted electronically to email@example.com, via mail (P.O. Box 1893, Asheville, NC 28802) or in person at Youth Outright meetings (Sundays, 4-6 p.m., First Congregational United Church of Christ, 20 Oak St.). Selection finalists will undergo an interview during the week of Nov. 15-20. On Dec. 7, the selections will be announced.
For information or to apply, contact Laurie Pitts, programs director at 828-785-3621.
Pride seeks feedback
HICKORY, N.C. — Catawba Valley Pride is seeking the community’s input on their celebration.
Organizers want to know what they can do to improve events and seek to know what the community wants from the organization.
Participants who complete the survey will be eligible for a raffle entry for a free official 2015 event T-shirt. The survey is available online at svy.mk/1L0Db4e.
Catawba Valley Pride welcomes contributions in any amount to support its events, LGBT scholarship fund and more.
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