$10 for 10

This summer, Equality Utah will be continuing its efforts to pass gay and transgender-inclusive housing and employment ordinances in Southern Utah. To do this, they are asking members of the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community and their allies to donate $10 towards the group’s goal of passing 10 such ordinances in Utah cities and counties in 2010. To donate visit equalityutah.org.

Meet with the Mayor

Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker will be available for two hours of 10 minute meetings with individual city residents who wish to discuss city-related issues on June 16. Appointments can be made on a first come, first served basis starting June 7 by calling 801-535-7704.

When: June 16, 4–6 p.m.

Where: Mayor’s Conference Room, City & County Building (3rd floor), 451 S. State St.

Allies Dinner

Tickets are now on sale for Equality Utah’s 9th annual Allies Dinner, which honors Utah’s gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community and their friends and allies. This year’s theme is “Gaining Ground,” a reference to the group’s work in getting job and housing protections for gay and transgender groups passed in a number of local Utah governments. Sponsorships are also available.

When: Sept. 28, cocktails beginning at 6 p.m.

Where: Calvin L. Rampton Salt Palace Grand Ballroom, 100 S. West Temple.

Tickets: $100 per person, $900 per table.

Info: alliesdinner.org

Our Store Specials

Our Store: Your Thrift Alternative, the People With AIDS Coalition of Utah’s thrift store, will feature a number of specials throughout June. All proceeds benefit PWACU, which offers a number of programs and services for Utahns living with HIV/AIDS.

June 5–11

rainbow wristbands: $1

3×5 rainbow flags: $20

June 12–18

decorative pillows: $3

June 19–25

wicker baskets: $2

June 26–July 2

all dishes 50 percent off

Where: 358 S. 300 E.

Info: yourthriftalternative.org

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