Windy City Media Group Frontpage News

THE VOICE OF CHICAGO'S GAY, LESBIAN, BI, TRANS AND QUEER COMMUNITY SINCE 1985

home search facebook twitter join
Gay News Sponsor
Donate

Sponsor
Sponsor

  WINDY CITY TIMES

OUT of the Office Celebrates Sweet 16, Pride networking party June 1
From a press release
2017-05-02

This article shared 558 times since Tue May 2, 2017
facebook twitter google +1 reddit email


Chicago - April 26, 2017 — This all-volunteer annual event will celebrate its 16th year of kicking off Pride Month on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at The Godrey Rooftop I/O located at 127 W. Huron ( at LaSalle ) in Chicago. VIP reception opens at 5 p.m., and general party begins at 6 p.m.

Kinley Preston and Andrew Arden Hayes are chairs of this year's event that will benefit Chicago House Trans Works. The event's planning committee includes Sandi Robinson @ The Godfrey I/O, Samantha Powell and Christina Pinson of DreamTown Realty and Jeb Davis, Chicago House Advocate Board. The team has been working to plan and organize another fun night of libations and lively conversation. DreamTown Realty, special host for the 3rd consecutive year,, will be on hand; similarly, bankers from Fifth Third are volunteering to welcome you at registration. "We're pleased that this event has such a big following and always sells out," Andrew Hayes said. "As a result, we have moved all tickets to online to ensure that we can accommodate everyone interested in attending."

As the Internal Vice Chair at Chicago House, it t is a great honor to chair this year's special "Sweet 16th" OUT of the Office celebration with Andrew, a renowned, inspiring Chicago advocate in the LGBT community," Kinley said. "I hope all of Chicago ( LGBT and Allies alike ) join us for what will be a fabulous evening of networking and fundraising!"

The Chicago House Advocate Board, an extension of the agencies community engagement team, is pleased to host the event's VIP experience. The Advocate Board is an all-inclusive community of passionate young professionals and activists dedicated to supporting and raising awareness of Chicago House and its portfolio of services.

"Every year, now 16 of them, this event blossoms and grows. We have had so many wonderful LGBTQ charities and organizations that benefited from this event over the years, like Gay Games Chicago, LGBT Chamber of Commerce, North Side GroceryLand, The Legacy Project, and more. I'm so proud to be chairing this year's event with Kinley, an incredible woman, a force of energy and a well-respected community leader," Hayes said.

— Thursday, June 1, 2017 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m

— The Godfrey Roof Top I/O, 127 W. Huron, Chicago

— Proceeds Benefit Chicago House Trans Work

— Advance Tickets Required. Purchase at the link: www.eventbrite.com/e/out-of-the-office-tickets-33781586635 .


This article shared 558 times since Tue May 2, 2017
facebook twitter google +1 reddit email

  ARTICLES YOU MIGHT LIKE

Gay News

Sydney WorldPride plans a celebration like no other
2022-12-08
Special to Windy City Times - WorldPride is heading Down Under in 2023. Sydney has been named the official location for WorldPride next year, and the cosmopolitan city is planning to go all-out to welcome LGBTQ+ guests from all over the world. ...


Gay News

Supreme Court hears Colorado religious objection case
2022-12-05
The ordinary rights of LGBTQ people are on the line again at the U.S. Supreme Court —this time on Monday, December 5, with a case seeking to allow any business to deny service to a customer ...


Gay News

Windy City Times holiday shopping guide
2022-12-03
If you're looking for ideas for holiday gifts, check out what we have to offer: A supreme idea: You may not know this but one of the coolest new stores in Chicago is the Wicker Park spot Supreme, at 1438 N. ...


Gay News

The Northalsted Business Alliance makes statement on Club Q Shooting in Colorado Springs
2022-11-23
-- From a press release - The Northalsted Business Alliance shares its thoughts and prayers with our LGBTQ+ family in Colorado suffering from yet another senseless gun tragedy. We mourn the five lives lost and stand with those injured and traumatized ...


Gay News

Bears fall to Lions; Bulls get blown out; Hossa celebration
2022-11-14
Snatching defeat from the jaws of victory, the Chicago Bears (3-7) fell to the Detroit Lions (3-6) 31-30 at Soldier Field on Nov. 13. The loss happened despite another stellar performance from Chicago quarterback Justin Fields—and ...


Gay News

Sydney WorldPride plans a celebration like no other
2022-11-08
Special to Windy City Times - WorldPride is heading Down Under in 2023. Sydney has been named the official location for WorldPride next year, and the cosmopolitan city is planning to go all-out to welcome LGBTQ+ guests from all over the world. ...


Gay News

ABA names recipients of 2023 Stonewall Award honoring LGBT advancements in legal profession
2022-11-07
-- From a press release - CHICAGO, Nov. 7, 2022 — Three longstanding LGBT legal activists will be honored by the American Bar Association Commission on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity with its 10th annual Stonewall Award during a ceremony on Feb. ...


Gay News

Tulsa business attacked after hosting drag event, HRC responds
2022-11-03
-- From a press release - WASHINGTON, D.C. — On Oct. 31, news broke that a business based in Tulsa, Oklahoma, the Donut Hole, was vandalized when someone threw a Molotov cocktail — a hand-thrown incendiary weapon — after hosting an event ...


Gay News

Touche Chicago's 45th-anniversary celebration marred by racist performance
2022-11-03
Racist performance mires Touche Chicago's 45th anniversary celebration By Carrie Maxwell On Nov. 1, the leather, fetish and bear-focused Touche Chicago celebrated its 45th anniversary with a feature performance by ...


Gay News

WCT's Andrew Davis moves to The TRiiBE, Matt Simonette named WCT Executive Editor
2022-11-01
Windy City Times news release - Longtime Windy City Times executive editor Andrew Davis is stepping down from his post to take a new full-time role as digital news editor of The TRiiBE, an outlet that is working to reshape the narrative ...


Gay News

Memorial for Urvashi Vaid to be livestreamed Nov. 3
2022-10-29
A memorial celebration of the life of Urvashi Vaid will be held on Thursday, Nov. 3, at 5 p.m. ET/4 p.m. CT at B'Nai Jesherun, 258 W. 88th St., New York City. In-person RSVPs are at capacity. However, the event will ...


Gay News

Esquire: Chicago has three of the country's 'most fun' LGBTQ+-inclusive bars
2022-10-27
Esquire magazine's editorial staff curated a list of the "most fun and inclusive LGBTQ+-friendly bars"—and the choices may seem surprising. The magazine chose the Uptown spots Big Chicks and Carol's Pub as well as the Andersonville ...


Gay News

Illinois Treasurer Michael Frerichs honors LGBTQIA+ leaders and celebrates LGBTQIA+ History Month
2022-10-23
-- From a press release - CHICAGO — On Oct. 21, Illinois state Treasurer Michael Frerichs hosted a celebration to commemorate LGBTQIA+ History Month at the state government building at 555 W. Monroe St. The event was an opportunity to reflect on ...


Gay News

Chicago Theatre Week 2023 to take place Feb. 16-26
2022-10-21
-- From a press release - Chicago—Chicago Theatre Week (#CTW23), an annual celebration of the rich tradition of theatergoing in Chicago during which visitors and residents can access value-priced tickets, will take place Feb. 16-26, 2023. ...


Gay News

Dillin Ravenscraft new ED OF LGBT Chamber of Commerce-Illinois
2022-10-20
-- From a press release - The board of directors for the LGBT Chamber of Commerce — Illinois [LGBTCC] announced the selection of Dillin Ravenscraft as the organization's new executive director, effective Oct. 24. ...


 




Copyright © 2022 Windy City Media Group. All rights reserved.
Reprint by permission only. PDFs for back issues are downloadable from
our online archives. Single copies of back issues in print form are
available for $4 per issue, older than one month for $6 if available,
by check to the mailing address listed below.

Return postage must accompany all manuscripts, drawings, and
photographs submitted if they are to be returned, and no
responsibility may be assumed for unsolicited materials.
All rights to letters, art and photos sent to Nightspots
(Chicago GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times (a Chicago
Gay and Lesbian News and Feature Publication) will be treated
as unconditionally assigned for publication purposes and as such,
subject to editing and comment. The opinions expressed by the
columnists, cartoonists, letter writers, and commentators are
their own and do not necessarily reflect the position of Nightspots
(Chicago GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times (a Chicago Gay,
Lesbian, Bisexual and Transegender News and Feature Publication).

The appearance of a name, image or photo of a person or group in
Nightspots (Chicago GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times
(a Chicago Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender News and Feature
Publication) does not indicate the sexual orientation of such
individuals or groups. While we encourage readers to support the
advertisers who make this newspaper possible, Nightspots (Chicago
GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times (a Chicago Gay, Lesbian
News and Feature Publication) cannot accept responsibility for
any advertising claims or promotions.

 
 

TRENDINGBREAKINGPHOTOS







Sponsor


 

Sponsor


Donate


About WCMG      Contact Us      Online Front  Page      Windy City  Times      Nightspots
Identity      BLACKlines      En La Vida      Archives      Advanced Search     
Windy City Queercast      Queercast Archives     
Press  Releases      Join WCMG  Email List      Email Blast      Blogs     
Upcoming Events      Todays Events      Ongoing Events      Bar Guide      Community Groups      In Memoriam     
Privacy Policy     

Windy City Media Group publishes Windy City Times,
The Bi-Weekly Voice of the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Trans Community.
5315 N. Clark St. #192, Chicago, IL 60640-2113 • PH (773) 871-7610 • FAX (773) 871-7609.