Stothert greeted with cheers in declaring 'Pride Festival Day'
The Heartland Pride “Live Proud” parade marches through Main Street in Council Bluffs Saturday. About 30 organizations participated in the event.
Posted: Saturday, June 22, 2013 12:00 am
Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert declared Saturday “Heartland Pride Festival Day” to cheers and applause at Stinson Park.
In her speech, she lauded the festival for its growth since the first candlelight walk for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights in 1985. Stothert said that reflects the inclusiveness and diversity of the movement.
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Saturday, June 22, 2013 12:00 am.