Buffalo grove pride parade 2020. 'It's a long time coming;' Buffalo Grove embraces first Pride Parade

Buffalo Grove teen named Human Rights Campaign ambassador

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Grayslake residents Amy, Tony and Vicky Lazzaro along with Sammi Bruns of Round Lake found out about the parade after Carolyn Pinta dropped off a flyer at their work. Village Trustee David Weidenfeld, who also had a front row seat, commended the Pintas for all the work they did to have the parade come to fruition, and emphasized anything that bridges gaps between members of the community is a good thing. Bari, Lindsey and Julie Weiss of Buffalo Grove, along with Teresa and Peter Daleske of Lake Zurich all attended the parade. Molly Pinta, 13, came out that she was gay two years ago. She also wanted to host an event in Buffalo Grove to encourage more diversity. I am overwhelmed with excitement and know that I am so lucky.

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BG Pride 2019 — The Pinta Pride Project

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They felt this type of event provides a message that whether gay or straight, everyone should be included and not judged. Molly Pinta center stands atop a float greeting thousands of people during the Pride Parade. Plus, Buffalo Grove organizers confirmed with organizers in Aurora that their 2020 dates will not clash. The mother said her daughter had just informed her she was gay. . We are interested in finding a partner to share the monetary responsibility.

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2020 Parade Application — The Pinta Pride Project

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But he said there is unfinished business, including civil rights protections. They believe the parade heightens awareness, and emphasized they were proud of Molly Pinta for organizing the parade. The parade was followed by the thrown by the Buffalo Grove Park District. The exact time and route will be determined in the coming months. The parade provided the inspiration to come out publicly to her mother. Prominent among the groups marching were local religious organizations, including Temple Chai in Long Grove and Our Saviour's Lutheran Church in Arlington Heights. The information is not posted by the Village of Buffalo Grove.

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Parade

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According to Szos, about 30 officers were stationed throughout the parade route ensuring safety for all. They specifically found it pleasing that so many children attended the parade, in addition to so many generations young and old. At the center of activity was the family that made it possible -- Buffalo Grove residents Carolyn and Bob Pinta and their daughter, Molly. As soon as the parade was over, barricades were removed and traffic on Checker reopened. After the parade, she said she received a message from a mother who was at the parade with her daughter. Every group that came out gave so much time and effort looking so wonderful and providing gifts for the crowd, sharing the message of love and acceptance. Everyone was very respectful and it was a good event.

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Buffalo Grove Pride Parade a success, will return in 2020

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Left to right Bari and Lindsey Weiss of Buffalo Grove, along with Teresa and Peter Daleske of Lake Zurich and Juli Weiss also of Buffalo Grove attend the parade. If this parade becomes an annual event, they said they will be back year after year. Also, rainbow buffalo shirts and stickers were created and sold to publicize the effort. To contact the Village of Buffalo Grove, call the Office of the Village Manager at 847-459-2500 or email. Chicago mayor Lori Lightfoot is the Honorary Grand Marshal.

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Doing Buffalo Grove Proud: Next Event Already Set For 2020

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They said they were happy Buffalo Grove allowed the event and was showing support for the gay community. Carolyn Pinta said she was pleasantly surprised there were no protests or demonstrations. Baker said much progress has been made, particularly over the past five years since the U. The inaugural Buffalo Grove Pride Parade on Sunday, June 2 was a resounding success, as the northwest suburb turned into a sea of rainbows with about 7,500 attendees — and one protester. The parade occurred on Sunday, June 2, 2019 at 10 am on Checker Drive in Buffalo Grove between Carry Lane and Ridgefield Lane.

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Buffalo Grove Pride Parade a success, will return in 2020

buffalo grove pride parade 2020

Daniel Didech of Buffalo Grove. Under blue skies, thousands attended the inaugural Buffalo Grove Pride Parade on Sunday, June 2, spearheaded by Molly Pinta and her mother Carolyn of The Pinta Pride Project. Lyndsey Menning of Palatine marched with the Arlington Heights church, along with 11-year-old daughter Sydney, her brother, Milwaukee resident Joe Baker, and Baker's partner, Rainer Wolter. Buffalo Grove residents Rebecca Juliani and her wife Chrissy along with their two children Eden and Iris arrived at the parade early for a front row seat. Along the parade route, several residents opened up their garages and held parties or decorated their driveways. Carolyn Pinta far right talks with supporters prior to the parade.

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Parade

buffalo grove pride parade 2020

Content may not be reproduced without permission. Chicago mayor Lori Lightfoot is the Honorary Grand Marshal. Left to right Grayslake residents Amy, Vicky, and Tony Lazzaro along with Sammi Bruns of Round Lake show their support for the Buffalo Grove Pride Parade. Buffalo Grove residents Rebecca Juliani left and her wife Chrissy right along with their two kids Eden, 7, and Iris, 5, gear up for the Pride Parade in Buffalo Grove. Supreme Court ruling in support of same-sex marriage. Buffalo Grove Deputy Village Manager Jenny Maltas has cleared the date June 7, 2020, for the second-annual Buffalo Grove Pride Parade, said Carolyn Pinta, whose 13-year-old daughter, Molly, spearheaded Buffalo Grove Pride. The idea to bring another suburban pride parade to her own village was born.

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