Mayor Holder Declares LGBT Pride Day

Baton Rouge/East Baton Rouge Parish Mayor-President Kip Holden recently signed a
proclamation declaring June 26, 2010, as LGBT Pride Day in the city-parish.

The mayor’s proclamation: “Whereas Baton Rouge is a city composed of a great variety of diverse people, cultures, religions, sexual orientations, languages and customs, and whereas the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered communities have contributed to the City-Parish of Baton Rouge/East Baton Rouge through active involvement in cultural and economic progress, now, therefore, I, Melvin 'Kip' Holden, Mayor-President of Baton Rouge and the Parish of East Baton Rouge, hereby do proclaim June 26, 2010, as LGBT Pride Day.”

2010 Program
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Honorary Grand Marshal

The honoree Larry Fremin is a founding member of Krewe of Apollo who is active in the BR GLBT Community and an avid supporter of a variety of community causes (Apollo AIDS Crisis Funds, the Children's Miracle Network Halloween Ball).  He is a long-time BR businessman as an owner of Four Seasons Florist.

4th Annual BR Pride 2010 Festival