Rockford mayor issues Pride proclamation

Rockford Mayor Thomas McNamara reading the Pride Month proclamation on Tuesday, June 1. (Photo from City of Rockford)

Rockford Mayor Thomas McNamara proclaimed June as Pride Month this week.

During a press convference on Tuesday, McNamara talked about the importance of an inclusive community and introduced two local business owners who are celebrating Pride Month with events. Brian Finn, co-owner of The Office Niteclub, promoted the Pride Alley Party scheduled for this Saturday from 3 to 8 p.m. at 513 E. State Street. Sabrena Ferguson, owner of Meta Beauty Collective, is hosting a Pride Parking Lot Party on Sunday, June 13, from 3 to 6 p.m. at 2209 E. State Street.

A suggested donation of $5 will go to The Liam Foundation, a local LGTBQ non-profit organization.

Pride Alley Party

Pride Parking Lot Party at MBC!