I am excited to invite you to join me and Project 515 for The 515 Awards: An Evening of Celebration and Celebrity on Tuesday, June 18, at The Lab Theater in downtown Minneapolis. Hard work and dedication of thousands of …
I’m pretty sure this is going to be the best Twin Cities Pride celebration that Project 515 has ever participated in – in fact, it will likely be the best Pride our state has ever seen. After all, this will …
The 515 Awards: An Evening of Celebration and Celebrity will enthusiastically recognize Minnesota leaders who have shown extraordinary commitment to Project 515’s mission to achieve equal rights and considerations under the law for same-sex couples and their families in Minnesota.
We’ll celebrate leaders in our community who helped defeat the marriage amendment, who are leading the charge for marriage at the Capitol, and who will continue to help same-sex couples and their families gain complete and full acceptance in our state.
Tickets are on sale now.
To make this an evening you won’t forget, we have an all-star lineup including comedian Jackie Kashian – who was recently featured on the late night TBS show, Conan – and NFL punter Chris Kluwe. As you know, Chris has been an outspoken advocate for the freedom to marry, including co-authoring a US Supreme Court amicus brief against California’s Prop 8.
Community Leadership Award: Same-sex couples and their families have benefited from the inspirational leadership of so many across the state, and Project 515 is proud to recognize those who are helping make equality a reality in Minnesota. Nominations are now being accepted.
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The Evening’s Agenda
5:30 pm Sponsors’ Reception – Please email Jake Blumberg about sponsorship options
6:15 pm General Reception – Doors open to general ticket-holders
7:00 pm Program begins