Equality Florida annual Gainesville fundraiser is Saturday

Published: Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 4:49 p.m.
Last Modified: Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 4:49 p.m.

Equality Florida will host its annual Gainesville fundraiser Saturday night at the Florida Museum of Natural History, 3215 Hull Road, on the University of Florida campus.

The Gainesville Gala is scheduled to run from 7-9:30 p.m. Tickets are $50 and available at eqfl.org/gainesvillegala or 813-870-3735.

Equality Florida is a nonprofit organization formed to protect the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered individuals.

This year's event will include a "State of the State" address by Equality Florida Deputy Executive Director Stratton Pollitzer.

Local activist Robert Prather also will receive the organization's Voice for Equality Award. Prather is a former president of the Stonewall Democrats of Alachua County and the current chairman of the Alachua County Democratic Executive Committee.

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