Monday, June 19, 2017

Beaverton Celebrates Pride Month

BEAVERTON CELEBRATES PRIDE MONTH


News Release from City of Beaverton
Posted on FlashAlert: June 19th, 2017 1:00 PM
BEAVERTON, Ore. -- The City of Beaverton will officially proclaim June 2017 as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) Pride Month at the Beaverton City Council's meeting tomorrow, June 20.


"Beaverton is proud to be a welcoming city," said Mayor Denny Doyle. "We are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion for everyone who calls our community home."


The proclamation speaks out against discrimination and violence toward the LGBTQ community. Beaverton has been recognized as a welcoming place where people, families, and institutions thrive and everyone is celebrated and valued.


Beaverton City Council meetings are open to the public. The meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. at The Beaverton Building, 12725 SW Millikan Way.


The city of Beaverton is home to more than 95,000 residents and is Oregon's sixth largest city. We are a friendly, active, and responsible city well-known for our exceptional community services and amenities, helping Beaverton residents enjoy a high quality of life. Ranked in the top ten of Money magazine's 50 Best Small Cities in America for 2016, Beaverton truly is "The Best of Oregon."


For reminders and community news, visit www.BeavertonOregon.gov. Also follow Beaverton on Facebook at www.facebook.com/CityofBeaverton or Twitter at www.twitter.com/CityofBeaverton.


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