Winter youth event seeks sponsors
HICKORY, N.C. — OUTright Youth of Catawba Valley will hold its Fifth Annual Evening of Distinction, “Silhouettes on a Winter’s Evening,” on Feb. 6, 6:30 p.m., at Cafe Rule & Wine Bar, 242 11th Ave. N.E.
Organizers are currently soliciting sponsors for the signature event. Sponsorship forms are available online.
Either use the PayPal link on the organization’s website to make payment or mail the form with a check to OUTright Youth of Catawba Valley, P.O. Box 2222, Hickory, NC 28603.
Tickets are $100 per person and can be purchased online or via snail mail to the address above.
Of course, year-end tax-deductible contributions are always welcome for those who are unable to become a sponsor.
Senior make lunch date
ASHEVILLE, N.C. — LGBT Elder Advocates of Western North Carolina, in conjunction with Blue Ridge Pride Center, are partnering on luncheons to facilitate educational opportunities, as well as data exchange.
Exploration is underway to affiliate with SAGE, the national organization for LGBT elders. Local participation is essential in being able to bring this program to the Western North Carolina area and make it sustainable.
Dates planned are Dec. 17, and for the first quarter in 2016, Jan. 7 , Jan. 21, Feb. 4, Feb. 18, March 3, March 17 and March 31. Location for the lunches is at Denny’s Restaurant, 675 Patton Ave.
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