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The lease has been signed and lamps, tables, bookcases, a On Saturday, Feb 24‘ AVOL is
the Pride Center of the Bluegrass microwave, coffee maker, televi- hosting theirfirst annual Mardi Gras
has a new home for the next three sion, VCR, stereo system, and art- Ball, a Black Tie Masquerade. It will
years. Actually we will not be mov- work. We will accept donations of be held at the Kentucky Horse
ing tar, just downstairs at 389 Waller new or slightly used items or cash. Center (not the "Horse park"), 3330
Avenue. After looking all over town If you have artistic talents you Paris Pike. Doors open at 730'
we couldn‘t beat the rent, space, can help by creating a logo for the opening ceremony at 8 pm.
location, and parking. We take pos— new Pride Center of the Bluegrass. This promises to be a spectac-
session February lst. We want to establish a symbol that ular evening with a cajun buffet din-
We want the new Pride Center will represent the vitality and diver- ner, dancing, and entertainment. A
to be someplace really special that sity of the community we serve. live band, "The Rock Stars Of Soul"
the whole community can enjoy and if you can provide any help, be will create a New Orieans atmos-
be proud of. The aim is to create a it your time, talent or ideas, materi- phere that will dispel any winter dol-
space that can be used foravariety als or furnishings, financial assis- drums you may be experiencing.
of purposes. tance, or lust good old moral SUD- Come costumed, black tie formal, or
Now the work begins and...WE port and encouragement please fabulous. -
NEED YOU! contact Jane Minder, Pride Center The hostess for this event will
The first order of business will Committee Chair at 389-7698 or be Miss Whitney Boyles, Miss
be renovating the space to furnish a ladyianeky@yahoo.com. Kentucky 2000. The emcees for the
large area for social gatherings and The support we have already evening will be Brain and Cathleen
meetings, a smaller meeting received from many members of the Collins. This is a major Fundraiser
room/library, and an office. We will community has been very encour- forAvol and tickets are availabvle at
be doing the renovation work our- aging. GLSO and the Pride Center $50 per person. (Call AVQL 225.3000)_
selves so if anyone is involved in Committee would especially like to Come join us for an evening of New
the construction trade and can help thank those who responded to our Orleans style revelry!
with expertise or materiais we need end of the year fund drive. You
you. donated over $1 ,000 dollars to ben-
lf you are someone with deco- efit the Pride Center. ’ ' ‘ ‘ ‘
rating talents we need help select- As the Pride Center of the
ing a pleasing color scheme and Bluegrass moves into the new year
window treatments. there is a new spirit and determina- J 7 ~ .
it's also time to start thinking tion to better serve our community. 7
about furnishing the new Pride We hope you share that spirit and
Center. We need office furniture will be an active part in the future of ' . ‘
and supplies, couches, armchairs, this important community resource.