Flat Rock-Hendersonville Chapter of PFLAG to hold vigil Sunday

From Flat Rock-Hendersonville Chapter of PFLAG:


Hendersonville, NC … June 16, 2016 … The Flat Rock-Hendersonville Chapter of PFLAG (Parents, Family and Friends of Lesbians and Gays), United Church of Christ of Hendersonville, the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Hendersonville, and Sacred Journey of Hendersonville are joining together for a vigil supporting the victims of the massacre at the Orlando gay nightclub Pulse, their families and the Orlando LGBT community on Sunday, June 19 at 2:00. The vigil will be held at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 409 East Patterson Street in Hendersonville. The public is encouraged to attend and show their support.

Services will be conducted by local clergy.

For more information please contact Jerry Miller, PFLAG Chapter President at 697.0690 or jerry.w96@gmail.com.

Founded in 1972 with the simple act of a mother publicly supporting her gay son, PFLAG (Parents, Family and Friends of Lesbians and Gays) is the nation’s largest family and ally organization. Uniting people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) with families, friends, and allies, PFLAG is committed to advancing equality and full societal affirmation of LGBTQ people through its threefold mission of support, education, and advocacy. PFLAG has over 400 chapters and 200,000 members and supporters crossing multiple generations of American families in major urban centers, small cities, and rural areas in all50 states.

For more information please visit pflag.org.

About Dan Hesse
I grew up outside of Atlanta and moved to WNC in 2001 to attend Montreat College. After college, I worked at NewsRadio 570 WWNC as an anchor/reporter and covered Asheville City Council and the Buncombe County Board of Commissioners starting in 2004. During that time I also completed WCU's Master of Public Administration program. You can reach me at dhesse@mountainx.com.

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