June officially proclaimed Wind River Pride Month

(Lander, WY) – Members and allies of the LGBTQIA+ community rejoiced at the June 8th, Lander City Council meeting, as the month of June was proclaimed Wind River Pride Month by Mayor Monte Richardson.

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The crowd cheers on the proclamation announcement. County 10 photo.
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The announcement coincides with the June 19th, Wind River Pride Fest in Lander City Park.

May be an image of text that says 'CELEBRATE the WIND RIVER LGBTQIA+ & TWO SPIRIT COMMUNITY Wind River Pride PRIDE HOULIHAN NARRATIVES *Wild Heart* LGBTQIA+ Storytelli ling Evening THURSDAY, JUNE 17 doors start @7:00pm (CWC Sinks Canyon (enter) Bring your blanket lawn chair WIND RIVER PRIDE FEST Youth Panel, Speakers, Food, Music PLEASE WEAR MASK PHYSICAL DISTANCE Keep our community safe! rainbow costume contest SATURDAY, JUNE 19 1-4 pm @ Lander City Park story/ volun/ info: anderpridepicnir@gmail.com/Faceboo WIND RIVER'
Pride fest flyer. h/t Wind River Pride Facebook page.

“When we all said the Pledge of Allegiance earlier, we said ‘one nation.’ We have to remember, we’re all one nation,” stated Mayor Richardson.

“We just want to thank Mayor Richardson,” beamed Mallory Dodson, a 5 year Pride Planning Committee member who accepted the Proclamation, “It’s about time!”

The crowd cheers on the proclamation announcement. County 10 photo.
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