A Very Special Guest Honors Our Founder

Sunday’s 30th Anniversary Party honoring Paulette Goodman was a wonderful event.  Hosted my Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett and his wife Catherine, the party brought together old friends from the chapter’s early days with volunteers, staff and supporters who continue to carry the task of “Keeping Families Together.

leggettetalpauletteHere, Ike Leggett, who is also a former PFLAG DC board member, presents a proclamation from Montgomery County to Paulette. Ike is flanked by other elected officials representing the cities, towns, and the county.

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ltgovpaulettePrior to Ike’s presentation however, there was a bigger surprise for Paulette.  A proclamation by the honorable Martin O’Malley, Governor of the state of Maryland is presented  by the honorable Anthony Brown, Lt. Governor of the state of Maryland.

Click this link to view gallery of photos from the event.

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Our Mission:Parents, Families, and Friends of Lesbians and Gays promotes the equality and well-being of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgendered persons, their families and friends through: Support to cope with an adverse society Education to enlighten an ill-informed public Advocacy to end discrimination.
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