Strong Turnout For Pride Meeting

Posted on Friday, July 14, 2017 12:32 PM

A strong turn-out to a meeting aimed at organizing a PRIDE event in Fort Frances to recognize the LGBTQ2S community.

About 40 people from both sides of the border gathered Wednesday night.

One of the organizers Peter Howie was pleased, noting it was a good cross-section of the community.

He says several others who couldn't make it indicating a willingness to help out.

A number of idea were discussed, but nothing was cast in stone.

Howie says thre was a suggestion that they look at staging a few smaller events leading up to a major one planned for next June.

He says the next step will be to contact those interesting in being a part of the planning committee and holding another meeting later this month focusing on the logistics and operations of an event.