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Saturday, June 24 
1PM - 4PM
Hopewell Train Station

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It's time once again for our annual PRIDE PICNIC AND DANCE PARTY!! EVERYONE is welcome! All activities are FREE, and we will have some food available for purchase. We invite you to bring a picnic lunch if you'd like!

While many of our events are centered around advocacy for our LGBTQ+ community, this event is about CELEBRATING them and the richness and JOY they add to our lives. The theme for this year's event is PRIDE = JOY.


It has been an especially difficult year for LGBTQ+ folks and the people who love them. So this year we want to do it BIGGER and BETTER than ever! To help make this happen, we are seeking out event sponorships so we can add many family friendly activites to our lineup, at no cost to our attendees. New additions will include a Drag Queen Performance, a Giant Slide, and a pay-what-you-can Mr. Softee Ice Cream Truck. (We are awaiting confirmation of a savory food vendor.)  Old favorites like the Catwalk, best dressed contest, chalk art contest, button making and bubbles will be there too!

There are several levels of sponosorship available, and all donations are tax deductible.

Rainbow Warrior*   $1000

Catwalk Queen*       $500

Fabulous Friend       $250

PRIDE Patron            $100

Proud Ally      any amount

Donations in ANY amount are greatly appreciated and will help support the Pride Picnic and other Hope Rises Up LGBTQ+ advocacy and education efforts. You can make a donation at the Pride Picnic, or click the link below to donate via PayPal Giving, which does not charge us ANY transaction fees. Be sure to check the box to "share your information" with the charity so we know who to thank! If you prefer, click here for our mailing address where you can send a check.

*Donations at these levels are acknowledged in our pre-event publicity, and a with boosted thank you post on our social media channels. All sponsorship levels are acknowledged at the event.

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