Pride Gala 2019
Join us Sunday, June 2, 4pm - 9pm, for our 4th annual Pride Gala at The Desmond in Malvern. Headlining the awards dinner will be our keynote speaker, Amber Hikes; and comedienne, Julia Scotti !
Amber Hikes is the executive director of the Mayor’s Office of LGBT Affairs for the City of Philadelphia. Amber develops policy and serves as the principle advisor to Mayor Kenney on issues that affect the LGBTQ community.
Julia Scotti became a household name when she charmed her way to the quarterfinals of America’s Got Talent, Season 11. Julia, a proud member the transgender community, pursued a career in comedy after transitioning. She has also been seen on Comedy Central and Laughlin Laugh Festival, and is a regular at Planet Hollywood, Las Vegas and The Borgata, Atlantic City.
Our 2019 Pride Weekend Award Recipients:
Community Advocate - Dianne Herrin, Mayor of West Chester
Community Partner - Common Ground Youth
Pillar of Support - Katie Hynes
Plus: 2 President’s Awards TBA at Pride Gala
Cocktail hour, butlered hors d’oeuvres, cash only bar, buffet dinner (meat and vegetarian options). Silent auction, Pride Weekend shirts for sale, 50/50 raffle, awards, DJ’ed music for dancing.
Dress Code: Black tie optional. Please no shorts, sneakers, flip flops, tank tops, or other informal summer wear.
Tickets: $85 - Regular / $50 - Students (PreK - Grad school)