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2018 Equality Maine Annual Awards Gala & Silent Auction

March 24, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm


Tickets on sale now at https://equalitymaine.org/gala

Our strength is our community! It’s more important than ever that we stand together in solidarity to not only defend the rights that we’ve fought so hard to win, but continue moving forward to ensure that every LGBT person in Maine can JUST BE their authentic selves, living life free from discrimination, prejudice, bias and violence.

2018 EQME Annual Awards Gala & Silent Auction
Saturday, March 24, 2018
Holiday Inn By the Bay, Portland
ASL Interpreted

5pm: VIP & Sponsor Reception
6pm: Silent Auction featuring over 200 items, Dinner, Live Musical Performances, Awards

Special Guest Host: Christine O’Leary, Comedienne

After Dance Party at the Portland House of Music

2018 Honorees
Lifetime Achievement Award
Doug Kimmel, co-founder of SAGE USA and SAGE Maine

Partner for Equality Award
Consumers for Affordable Health Care

FE Pentlarge Ally Award
Timothy Atkinson, parent and member of the Portland Board of Education

Alan Lindquist Young Leader Award
Victor Trepanier, senior at Cony High School in Augusta

Out Front Volunteer Leadership Awards
Donna Ekart, Portland
Jaycee Greeley, Smith College
Lex Horwitz, Bowdoin College
Michael Sweeney, Cape Elizabeth
Matthew Wyman, UMaine Farmington

For more information or to buy tickets, visit: https://equalitymaine.org/gala

Discounted and youth tickets available upon request.

Last year’s event sold out so don’t wait!

For info about event sponsorship, advertising in the program, sponsoring a youth ticket or donating to the silent auction, please email Development Director, Chris O’Connor at coconnor@equalitymaine.org.


March 24, 2018
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Holiday Inn By the Bay
88 Spring St.
Portland, ME 04101 United States
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