Tag: Aurora

Aurora Pride raising money for Pride 2019

AURORA — Aurora Pride Festival has started fundraising for this year’s Pride event. They’re kicking it off with a GoFundMe. From the GoFundMe page: This past June, Indivisible Aurora held the first ever Pride Parade in the Chicago suburbs. The response was rousing. The reviews were incredible. We saw thousands of participants and spectators turn…

Aurora Pride accepting vendor applications for 2019 event

AURORA — The organizers of Aurora Pride are now accepting vendor applications for the 2019 festival. From their Facebook group post: Aurora Pride is now accepting vendor applications for our June 2019 Marketplace event! ** Don’t wait! Applications are due by January 25th!** This community event will be a family-friendly shopping experience in the Downtown…

2019 Aurora Pride Festival looking for sponsors

AURORA — The Aurora Pride Festival is looking for sponsors as planning gears up for its 2019 set of events, scheduled for June 7 through June 9. With sights set higher than ever, the Aurora Pride Festival boasts numerous events throughout the weekend including a Rainbow Run 5K, Pride Marketplace, opening and closing celebrations, and…

Nobody Is Above the Law protests pop up across Illinois

CHICAGO — Protest over the firing of U.S. Attorney General Jeff Session and Acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker taking over supervision of the Mueller investigation were planned across the state on Thursday. While protests nationally were coordinated by MoveOn.org, Illinois actions were organized by local groups and individuals. Protestors are concerned that Whitaker, who had…

Aurora Pride Festival announces logo contest winner

AURORA — Aurora Pride Festival, the Pride celebration in Illinois’s second largest city, announced today that an entry from Alisa Kober of Arlington Heights as their logo for 2019. Indivisible Aurora announced the contest in mid-July. Alisa came out ahead of 20 semi-finalists. Among the prizes she wins are a $300 cash prize, t-shirt and…