Today we kick off the fourth annual Simcoe Pride Week, which is taking place from July 30 to August 8, 2015. This year’s Pride Week has municipal support from 16 communities by proclamation, including proclamations and 13 flag raisings. The year’s theme, “Freedom To Be,” has helped shape the ten day festival and hopes to bring our community together.
Simcoe Pride Week 2015 is a ten-day-long festival of events throughout Simcoe County. Today's events including:
Flag Raising - Penetanguishene
10 Robert Street West at 9:30am
Opening Ceremony and Flag Unveiling - County of Simcoe
1110 Highway 26 (Midhurst) at 11:00am
Guest Speakers include Simcoe County Warden Gerry Marshall, Simcoe North MP Bruce Stanton, Barrie MPP (representing Premier Kathleen Wynne) Ann Hoggarth, Leader of the PCOP Patrick Brown, Simcoe Grey MPP Jim Wilson, Parkdale-High Park MPP Cheri DiNovo and a Two-Spirit/Indigenous and Simcoe Pride welcome from our Chair J. Andrew Baker! Join us after for light refreshments.
Flag Raising - Midland
575 Dominion Avenue at 1:00pm
For more on #SimcoePride15, visit our event page.
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