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24th Annual Pride & Joy Reception at the Center on Halsted

June 16, 2017 at 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

On Friday, June 16, Friends of the Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame (FCLGBTHF) will host the twenty-fourth annual Pride and Joy Reception at the Center on Halsted, 3656 N. Halsted Street, from 5:00pm to 8:00pm. Tickets are $20 and will include a light hors d’oeuvre buffet and two drinks (beer, wine, soda). The afternoon will be hosted by the board of the Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame and feature a special performance by cast members of Steamworks: the Musical. Other surprise entertainment will be on hand. The event takes place on the center’s third floor, in the auditorium, reception hall and on the rooftop.

All proceeds from the Pride and Joy Reception will benefit the Friends of the Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame. Monies realized by FCLGBTHF will be used to cover the expenses of the 2017 Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame induction ceremony and reception, which is scheduled to be held Wednesday, November 8, at the Chicago History Museum. The ceremony is open to all at no cost. In addition, a portion of these funds will be earmarked towards our entry in the Pride Parade and to support our web site, www.ChicagoLGBTHallofFame.org.

When you arrive, please check in with us at the Hall of Fame desk.

Please make checks payable to the FCLGBTHF, or make donations via PayPal at http://tinyurl.com/p3njdla (please memo Pride and Joy reception). Feel free to contact us if you have any questions or wish tickets inquiry@ChicagoLGBTHallofFame.org

Donations are tax deductible to the extent provided by law. FCLGBTHF is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization.

We would also like to invite you to join us at the Pride Parade, Sunday, June 25, to ride with other Hall of Famers on the Pride and Joy float. The float, sponsored by Center on Halsted, Chicago History Museum, Sam Coady, Ed Negron Photography, Hall’s Rental, Phil Hannema, House of Blues, International Mr. Leather, J&L Catering, Michael A. Leppen, Napleton’s Northwestern Chrysler Jeep Dodge, Richard Pfeiffer and Timothy K. Frye, Bill Pry, Rick Aguilar Studios, Sidetrack, supergurl images, The SIP, Richard Turner, Waveland Bowl and Windy City Media Group (partial list) will be located at the corner of Montrose and Broadway. We will begin boarding at 11:00am and the parade will kick off promptly at 12:00 noon. If you would like to assist in getting the float ready, please join us at 10:00am at the site. If you wish to join us, please RSVP to ride and/or assist at: inquiry@ChicagoLGBTHallofFame

We thank you for your assistance and hope to see you at both the Pride and Joy Reception at the Center on Halsted, 3656 N. Halsted Street, and the Pride Parade.


June 16, 2017
5:00 pm - 7:30 pm


Friends of the Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame


Center on Halsted
3656 N Halsted St
Chicago, IL 60613 United States
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