PFLAG Greenville will hold its next meeting on April 8, at 7 p.m. on Zoom. Our theme for this month will be “Mental health in the LGBTQ+ community”, and our guest presenter will be Marsha Partington. A licensed substance abuse counselor, trainer, and advocate, Marsha will be speaking about her journey in mental health care, how she came to work with the LGBTQ+ community and what her experiences have taught her along the way. Discussion and Q/A will follow.
August’s programming hour will feature Sgt. Cachelle Shean, LGBT Liaison Officer with the Greenville Police Department. Sgt. Shean was appointed to the position by Department Chief Mark Holtzman in 2016.
The August meeting will be Thursday, August 10th with programming from 7-8, followed by Support Group Meeting from 8-9p. PFLAG Greenville meets monthly on the second Thursday at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Greenville, an LGBTQ Welcoming Congregation, located at 131 Oakmont Drive in Greenville.
Greenville PFLAG will be meeting on Thursday, August 10th at 7pm. Greenville PFLAG is a local group in support of gender and sexual minorities. Meetings are on the 2nd Thursday of each month at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation (131 Oakmont Dr.) in Greenville from 7-9pm. The 1st hour focuses on education and advocacy, 2nd hour support group. This month Sergeant Sean, the LGBT Resource Officer with the Greenville Police Department will be presenting during the first hour.
Parents, Friends, Family, Allies and LGBTQ individuals… ALL are welcome!
PFLAG will be the co-host for UUCG’s Social Justice movie series “Moral Movies” on Saturday, October 8th starting at 6:30pm. The film will be “The Sum of Us” (1995 Australia) starring Jack Thompson and Russell Crowe. While most movies in the series tend to be documentaries, occasionally there will be dramas which convey the same messages and inspire a lot of conversation in the discussion time after the screening.
The yard sale previously scheduled for that morning will be rescheduled some time in November.
There will be a candlelight vigil in Greenville on Tuesday, June 14th to commemorate the victims of the mass shooting at the Pulse Nightclub in Orlando FL early Sunday morning.
While the candlelight vigil will be at 8:30pm (around dusk) on the Greenville Town Common, participants are urged to meet at Crave Uptown (409 Evans Street) at 7:45pm and file down Evans Street starting at 8pm to gather on the Town Common at the amphitheater.
PFLAG is one of the sponsor/organizing groups, with additional logistical support from Uptown Greenville. Please share the Facebook Event widely and invite your friends!
The first hour will be our normal support group meeting, and the second hour, starting at 8pm will feature a panel of speakers “PFLAG Greenville hosts: Speaking from the Heart: A Community Response to HB2”, a panel discussion on HB2. Community leaders will discuss the origins and implications of HB2, along with ongoing efforts in our community and beyond to oppose this law.
1st & 3rd Dinner Group Cancelled May 19, 2022
Cancelled this week
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Pansexual Visibility Day May 24, 2022
1st & 3rd Dinner Group June 2, 2022 at 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
China 10, 1904 E Firetower Rd. Greenville NC 27858
LGBT Business/Professional Social Hour June 3, 2022 at 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Crave Uptown 409 S Evans St. Greenville NC 27858