CampBiz – November, 2014

newsbriefs
SAVE Inc. supplement
It has been our pleasure to work for several years now with the good people of SAVE Inc., which provides housing solutions for socially and medically disadvantaged people in Kansas City. We hope you enjoy our special supplement in the back of the print issue, with its own special SAVE Inc. cover.
We’re celebrating the agency’s annual HomeComing event on Nov. 7 called “The Velvet Underground” at Studio Dan Meiners, 2500 W. Pennway St., Kansas City, Mo. This will be a great night of fabulous food, cocktails and creative attire, plus a silent auction, all benefiting SAVE. To purchase tickets ($60 in advance, $65 at the door) and see more details, go to Homecoming.
Equality Kansas and PROMO Offer Endorsements
Our two LGBT statewide political organizations have issued their endorsements for the Nov. 4 general elections. For the full list of statewide endorsements in Kansas and Missouri, visit their websites:
Missouri: PROMO Endorsements
Kansas: Equality Kansas Endorsements

New group forms to spearhead 2015 Mid-America Pride
Community leaders, businesses, and charitable organizations have come together to form the MoKan Comm-UNITY Consortium. Its purpose is to plan a more inclusive community Pride festival and parade, called Mid-America Pride, for June 5-6, 2015.

The businesses and organizations forming the consortium include Camp Magazine, Equality Kansas, GLAMA @ UMKC, Hamburger Mary’s KC, Hear Me Out Toastmasters, Heart of America Leather, Industry Video Bar, Kansas City Bear Mafia, Late Night Theatre, LIKEME Lighthouse, Mid America Freedom Band, Missouri Gay Rodeo Association , Out Here Now: Kansas City LGBT Film Festival, The Kansas City Star/INK Magazine, and Wonderland.

The consortium continues to grow, as additional groups express interest and join in.

The consortium’s first meeting was June 18, and regular planning and strategy meetings have continued since then. The schedule for future meetings will be announced soon

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