Manatee Pride press release 2-7-17
MANATEE PRIDE ANNOUNCES
This year, Manatee Pride is pleased to announce that Darwin Brewing Company is creating a special craft beer for our 4th Annual Manatee Pride Festival.
A special tasting of MANATEE PRIDE BEER will be held on Monday, February 6, 2017, at 10:00 am at Darwin’s located at 803 17th Avenue West, Bradenton, next to McKechnie Field. Several members from Manatee Pride planning committee will be on hand to sample the brew to be certain it’s just right for our 4th Annual Manatee Pride Festival happening on March 18th from noon to 6 pm, at the Bradenton Riverwalk.
Manatee Pride Festival is a fundraiser for Prism Youth Initiative, Manatee County’s only center for LGBTQ youth.
For more information, contact Valerie Fisher, Manatee Pride Chair at 941-357-0111.
- “Second Annual Manatee Pride Fest Draws Sunny, Happy Crowd”: http://www.bradenton.com/
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- Photos from Manatee Pride: http://www.bradenton.com/
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- Click! Manatee Pride Fest: http://www.bradenton.com/
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- Pride Fest returns to Bradenton, “…rave reviews…”: http://www.bradenton.com/
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- Ticket Sarasota: http://www.ticketsarasota.com/2015/03/18/manatee-pride/ and http://galleries.ticketsarasota.com/default.aspx?id=369577#/0
- METV also did extensive live filming throughout the event, and video is likely to be uploaded in the coming days to: https://www.youtube.com/user/
- Watermark: http://www.watermarkonline.com/2015/02/19/manatee-pride-aims-for-bigger-better-on-march-21/
- Hotspots! http://www.hotspotsmagazine.com/2015/03/18/2nd-annual-manatee-pride/
- MySuncoast ABC 7 (WWSB) video news coverage:
Manatee Pride is excited to announce the major entertainers for Manatee Pride 2015!
Manatee Pride Entertainment Headliners:
…RuPaul’s Drag Race star Serena ChaCha…
… International Drag Superstar & the current reigning Miss Miami Beach Gay Pride TP Lords…
… and International Drag Superstar Calypso Monroe
… will entertain with their incredible performances!!!
Early in this year’s Manatee Pride, Diversity: The Voices of Sarasota will showcase their incredible singing talent on stage.
Sarasota entertainment star Beneva Fruitville will add her considerable talent to this year’s Manatee Pride.
Manatee Pride this year will also be graced by Mr. Gay Florida Gay USofA – Roxas Apollo.
And throughout this year’s event, Billboard Magazine reporting DJ Greg Anderson will start the party at noon and keep the crowd excited and energized all the way until this year’s Manatee Pride sunsets at 5 p.m.
Additional local entertainers may still be added. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for on-stage visibility opportunities.
Manatee Pride is incredibly grateful to the exceptionally generous contributions and efforts of Bradenton entrepreneur Brian Zickafoose, Manatee Pride 2015’s entertainment coordinator and Master of Ceremonies Ronny Barnett, and Stage Sponsor Throb Entertainment Complex/Barrel 87 Saloon for making it all possible!
Manatee Pride 2015 will be held on Saturday, March 21, 2015 from noon until 5:00 p.m. in the Pavilion and Event area of the Bradenton Riverwalk.
Manatee Pride 2015 is made possible by the generous contributions of our major event sponsors:
Manatee Pride 2015 is pleased to announce the sponsors for Manatee Pride 2015, which will be held on Saturday, March 21, 2015 from noon until 5:00 p.m. in the beautiful Bradenton Riverwalk‘s Pavilion and Event area.
This year’s media sponsors have been incredibly generous. Bright House Networks is providing 500 spots on various cable channels, airing a Manatee Pride 2015 public service announcement created by Manatee Educational Television (METV). As Manatee Pride’s official mainstream Media Sponsor, the Bradenton Herald is providing advertising coverage in advance of Manatee Pride 2015.
In the LGBT media, Watermark provided generous design work and is providing generous media and advertising coverage for Manatee Pride 2015. Rainbow411.com and GSHradio.com are providing substantial advance publicity and support.
Food at the event will be provided for sale as special event prices by the acclaimed Tableseide Restaurant Group, which includes the avant-garde Louies Modern, Libby’s Cafe & Bar, and The Francis restaurants.
All net proceeds from Manatee Pride 2015 go to support Prism Youth Initiative, a 501(c)(3) non-profit providing services to LGBTQ youth in Manatee County, Florida.
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