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Save the date of Saturday, June 16th for the Kingston Pride Parade and Park Fair!

More details to follow!

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News Release

For Immediate Release

Kingston Pride Events Manager announced 

Keith Bilow will be the agent of Kingston Pride Inc. for events planning and fundraising management

February 22, 2018 Kingston, Ont. Kingston Pride Inc.

Introduction

  • Kingston Pride Inc. is pleased to announce that Keith Bilow has been hired as the Interim Events Manager to oversee fundraising management and event planning for Kingston Pride 2018.
  • Keith Bilow brings a wealth of prior management and fundraising experience to the position, including 3 years as the Fundraiser for the Multiple Sclerosis Society and work as the Political Affairs Director for the Kingston Real Estate Association. He also has significant event planning experience in the LGBTQ+ community.

Quick Facts

  • Kingston Pride is a grassroots organization established in 1989 that works to promote awareness and inclusion of the LGBTQ+ 
  • Kingston Pride coordinates a wide range of activities to gather as a community and to be out and proud to ourselves and those around us.
  • Pride gives us the opportunity to be willingly visible in our community; to show the world our diversity; to give thanks to those before us who have campaigned for our rights, and to give voice to our ongoing quest for equality.
  • The Events Manager is responsible for developing, managing and executing Kingston Pride Inc. Board approved events
  • Kingston Pride Inc. relies on fundraising and sponsorship for events and activities 
  • The term of Keith Bilow’s employment as Interim Events Manager is February to July 2018

Quotes

“We are extremely happy to have Keith Bilow work with Kingston Pride 2018. We are confident that his fundraising and event planning experience in the LGBTQ+ community will help make Kingston Pride 2018 a success.”

Ruth Wood 

Chair, Kingston Pride Inc. 

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Join our volunteers for a fabulous evening of gift wrapping with drag queens!

This Friday, December 1st, meet local drag queens and other volunteers at 149 Princess Street between 5 and 9PM as part of a fabulous fundraiser in association with Downtown Kingston!‘s Shop After Dark.  They will be wrapping your gifts for a donation.

When: Friday, December 1st from 5PM to 9PM
Where: 246 Princess Street (the old BluePrint at Sydenham St)
What to expect: Drag Queen Divas,Drag Queen Gift Wrapping!, Gift Wrappers (if you are a pro and willing to volunteer, contact us), a “carol” or two on the half hour once an hr (5:30, 6:30, 7:30, 8:30), the Unexpected!

Learn more about Shop after Dark by selecting this hyperlink.

Select this hyperlink to go to the Facebook Event for Draping Divas.

Oh, and did we mention, Free Parking after 5:30PM!

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Members and solidarity guests will be meeting on November 9th for the Kingston Pride Annual General Meeting.  To prepare for the meeting, documents were developed sharing the agenda and proposed changes to the bylaws as well as reports from the executive.

Below is a listing of PDF documents to review prior to the annual general membership meeting on November 9th.  Please take time to review them.  There will be only a limited number of printed copies available at the location.

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On October 4, 2017 the board of Kingston Pride Inc announced the upcoming Annual General Membership (AGM) meeting.  In an email to members, the board called for members and solidarity guests to join them on November 9th at 7PM for the AGM.  The location is Monte’s Pub, 200 Ontario Street, Kingston.

For all related materials needed for the meeting, please check out the dedicate Annual General Membership (AGM) meeting page here.  Any relevant documents and a tentative agenda can be found on this page.

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