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Naper Pride hosts inaugural Pride fest
2021-09-16

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Naper Pride held its inaugural pride fest event, "Coming Together, One Community—One Naperville," on Sept. 11-12 in Naperville.

Incidentally, "Coming Together, One Community—One Naperville" was also Naper Pride's organizational philosophy of complete inclusivity. Performers included Thelma Houston, Linda Clifford and former American Idol semifinalist Ada Vox, among others.

"Naper Pride is a family-centered, Naperville-focused, celebration of LGBTQ+ members of our city and community," said Naper Pride co-founder/ Executive Director Margie Wolf told Windy City Times the event. "We are a four-year-old 501(C)(3) founded by my wife, Andi, and [me] out of a desire to bring critical resources for the LGBTQ community to Naperville and the surrounding area.

"Our ultimate goal is to build an LGBTQ+ community center that will support our residents, and create a path to physical and mental wellness in a safe and supportive environment. Community service is our responsibility and our passion."

Naper Pride is planning to host its second annual health/wellness fair Nov. 6. See more at NaperPride.org .


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