Information below from the GLBTA programs office...
16th Annual Lavender Celebration & Awards Ceremony
Monday, April 30, 5:00-7:00 PM
Coffman Memorial Union
Whole Music Club (basement level)
300 Washington Ave, Mpls 55455
Please join us as we celebrate our "Sweet 16th" annual Lavender Celebration & Awards Ceremony -- one of the longest-running Lavender events in the nation -- where we will be honoring the personal and collective accomplishments of our gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer and ally communities at the University of Minnesota!
This year's Lavender Celebration aims to be fun and fierce -- we hope you show up expressing yourself in whatever awards show attire feels fabulous to you! Everyone is welcome!
Here's some of what you can expect at Lavender Celebration on Monday evening:
Red Carpet Awards Show theme!
Opening musical number!
Drag queens at the door!
A photo booth to capture memories!
Delicious free appetizers and finger foods!
Fantastic student speakers!
A shout-out from Senator Al Franken!
Presentation of awards and scholarships to students, employees and community members who have created change and achieved academic excellence this year!
Recognition of our GLBTQ and allied graduating students!
Socializing with fabulous folks!
A super special announcement + more!
Call to Graduating Students: If you have or will be graduating at any time during the summer, fall or spring semesters and would like to be honored at Lavender Celebration (and receive a commemorative plaque and rainbow tassel), please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org as soon as possible with your preferred name, your name pronunciation, and the exact title of your degree. Thank you!
Directions & Construction: Please be aware of the ongoing construction on Washington Ave in front of Coffman Union. If you are driving to campus, we recommend parking in the East River Road Garage behind Coffman Union, and accessing the garage via East River Road. There is an outside entrance to Coffman Union on Delaware St (which runs behind the building) that leads directly to the Whole Music Club. For more information and links to maps, please visit: http://sua.umn.edu/about/directions/coffman.php.
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To contact the GLBTA Programs Office, please call 612-625-0537, email us, or visit our website.