Upcoming Events

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The Annual Spring Gala: March 7, 2015: Reach out to your friends and family now to get together a table of 10 for the event of the season; tickets sell out fast!

Women’s Group @ the Center
Friday, March 13, 7 pm
Board Room, upstairs @ the Center (map)
Lesbian author Doreen Perrine, who also lives in the Hudson Valley, will be reading from her new book, Kid, as well as leading a discussion on the process of creative writing.
Women’s Night Out
Friday, March 27, 7 pm
On the fourth Friday in March, the Women’s Group will meet at 7 pm at Stella’s Restaurant and share a delicious meal with friends. ALL women are welcome. Please email Vickie to RSVP in advance.

Paint it Purple: Women’s Concert
Saturday, March 21 @ 7 pm
Apuzzo Hall at the Center (map)
Come celebrate International Women’s Day with a special Paint it Purple: Women’s Concert at the Center! All are welcome to attend, you can purchase tickets online today or at the door the night of the event. With this years International Women’s Day theme of Make it Happen the Center presents women performers who have been on the stage making it happen for decades! Don’t miss out on this amazing line-up of artists.

March is LGBTQ Health Awareness Month!
Check out our LGBTQ affirming online Health Directory; if you are a provider or know a provider who should be on the list you can add them here. It is free to be listed!

Calendar of Events

News and Views

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2015 is the year the Center celebrates 10 years since the founding of the Center! Our founding members will be honored at this year’s Annual Gala. Help us continue to grow our programs this year by making a donation.

LongReach Arts
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Apuzzo Hall at the Center (map)
This exhibit will be on display at the Center through March 31, 2015.

2015 Youth Scholarship
Apply by April, 1
We are proud to announce the Hudson Valley LGBTQ Community Center’s scholarship program for 2015. The Hudson Valley LGBTQ Center Youth Scholarship was created to provide financial support for a high school graduate who displays leadership toward LGBTQ equality. Scholarships will be awarded to students who identify as LGBTQ or as straight allies. Read more…

March 31: Transgender Visibility Day umbrella
For information on Trans* Specialty Healthcare in the area, see our resource page here.
Also, come to our Trans* and Queer Support Group; it is a discussion and peer support group for people of transgender experience, and those who identify as genderqueer, queer or under the broader trans* umbrella. Contact Bec for more details.

Center News

Sponsors and Services

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Business Directory
Looking for a place to bank or to shop, or a place to share dinner with friends? Choose businesses that support the Center.
Join our Business Directory today by placing an ad in the 2015 Gala Journal!

Our newest Business Directory member is:
Blue Haven Family
Check out their website here.
Your business could get listed TODAY if you sign up right now!

Support Our Sponsors

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2012-2014 Pride Corporate Sponsor
2012-2014 Gala Silver Sponsor

2008-2013 Pride Corporate Sponsor

2014 Pride Media Sponsor

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From The Blog

First Sunday Film: Chely Wright, Wish Me Away

Sunday, March 1 at 3 pm
Apuzzo Hall at the Center (map)
A First Sunday Film sponsored by the Membership Committee
Free admission, light refreshments.
Read more & watch the trailer here…

Paint it Purple
Women’s Concert

Saturday, March 21 @ 7 pm Apuzzo Hall at the Center (map)...

Employment at the Center

The Center is seeking a well-qualified candidate to be our Administrative Assistant. The person in this position provides clerical support, database design and maintenance, and program assistance. For best consideration, apply before February 15, 2015. Get details.

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