Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Joplin Pride official to speak to Southwest Missouri Democrats

(From Southwest Missouri Democrats)

Southwest Missouri Democrats will host their Monthly Breakfast on Saturday, May 30th, at 9:30 a.m. The breakfast will be served in the meeting room of the Laborers Local 319 at 2001 Empire, Joplin, MO 64804, where the Southwest Missouri Democrats offices are located. The meal will be potluck. Guests are asked to bring a breakfast casserole, fruit or baked good. Call Krista Stark at 417-437-8443 with questions.

We are pleased to welcome Carrie Coffey, Vice Chair of Joplin Pride as our guest speaker.

Carrie was born and raised in Neosho Missouri, which is where she currently resides with her partner and two daughters. Carrie served 2 years as the Chair of the Joplin Pride Board and is currently serving as Vice Chair. Joplin Pride strives to educate the community on LGBTQ rights and issues and hosts a festival for the community each year to celebrate diversity.

June is PRIDE month and the LGBTQ community and allies will gather to celebrate Joplin Pridefest in Landreth Park on Saturday, June 6th, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

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