Monthly Archives: September 2017

Day of the Dead at the LGBTQ Grant County Office!

LGBTQ Grant County will be celebrating the Day of the Dead / Dia de los Muertos at our office on Texas Street this year. This will include:

  • Saturday, October 28 – Ofrenda / Altar setup and decorations from 10am-2pm
    • Bring decorations and photos of your departed loved ones to put on the altar.
    • We will also feature an altar for departed pets!
    • Remember to bring special treats for your loved one’s ghost (chocolate, beer can, cookies…) to put in front of their photo
    • We will provide some refreshments during these events, but please bring more!
  • Sunday, October 29 – Open house during the Dia de los Muertos Festival on Texas Street (noon to 5pm). Come enjoy the fun!
  • November 2 – Office open for visitors and for the Ofrenda Procession 4pm to 7pm

Thanks for a Great Pride Festival

   Lydia, Ted & Lauren, with Summer Osborne in the background.

   Amber & Kimber

LGBTQ Grant County would like to thank these major sponsors of the Pride Festival 2017:

Lauren Dazey, LGBTQ GC Board Members, the Center for Gender Equity & Social Justice, PFLAG of Silver City, David Mulvena, Paul Cravath, Grant County Chamber of Commerce, Deb & Hugh Epping, Jerry Howell & Pierre Nichols, the Holiday Inn Express, Q’s Bistro, Support in Memory of Patricia Bond and many friends in our community who choose to remain anonymous.

Plus, Our Volunteers: Lynn, Ted, Victoria, Doyne, Ed, Terrence, Cronn, Eve, Gina, Mary, Paula, Amber & Kimber, Randy & Harold, George & Candice, Cindy, Joanie, Rita & Janie, Cheryl, Jeri, Tommy & Lalo, Michael, Patrick, Raul, and Lydia & The Center for Gender Equity & Social Justice Staff.

& Our Contributors: James & Lynn Medlin, Javalina Coffee House, Single Socks, Barker Manning Gallery, Millie’s Bake House, Soul River Studio, Damie & Carl Nelson, 1st Financial Credit Union, Lynda Aimen-Smith, Faywood Hot Springs, High Desert Silver City Humane Society, Twin Sisters Cycling & Fitness, Albertsons, CVS Pharmacy, Hang Em High Framing, Silver City Food Co-op, Raye Boulton, Western New Mexico University Book Store and the Silver City Fire Department EMS team.