UMM to Host 8th Annual "Bad Little Pride Week" April 7-12

Machias, Maine – The 100% Society at the University of Maine at Machias is proud to announce the 8th Annual "Bad Little Pride Week" to be held April 7 - 12, 2009. To view a schedule of events, click here.

As part of "Bad Little Pride Week", the 2nd Annual Rainbow Ball will take place on Saturday, April 11th from 7:00 – 11:00 p.m. at the Pellon Center in Machias.

The Rainbow Ball is an open and affirming prom evening that includes dancing, pictures, food, and friends. The theme of this year’s event is “Life is a Cabaret” and will feature professional drag queens, belly dancers, mask decorating, contests, mocktails, and live music. All associated high school, college, youth groups, and community members are invited to attend.

Tickets for the Rainbow Ball are $15 for one and $20 for two. Admission for high school students, youth groups, and their chaperones is free. Included in the admission charge are room fees (if you choose to stay Friday and/or Saturday night), prom tickets, and all meals. Tickets are available at the door or in advance at the Bookstore and First Stop on the UMM campus.

Transportation will be available between the Pellon Center and the UMM campus.

The Rainbow Ball is sponsored by The 100% Society, UMM Student Senate, The Bridge Alliance, UMM Diversity Committee, Omicron Delta Pi (New England’s only all-inclusive GLBTQ fraternity), UMM President Dr. Cynthia Huggins, UMM Residence Life, Joe Higdon & Ellen Sudow, and The Maine Community Foundation.

To RSVP for the Rainbow Ball or for more information, please contact Betty Kelley at bkelley@maine.edu or 255-1211. To learn more about the 100% Society, click here.

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