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HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SUNDAY, JUNE 11
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SUNDAY, JUNE 11

First Ever Oneonta Pridefest

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PRIDEFEST – 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Celebrate the First annual Pridefest in Oneonta. Gather for a rally with speakers in Muller plaza at 10 followed by a sidewalk march to Neahwa Park at 11:30. Then enjoy a festival with entertainment and vendors at the pavilion from Noon to 4. Friends, family, and supporters welcome. Info, www.facebook.com/otsegopride/

PLATES 4 PEACE – 12:30 p.m. Dine on Mediterranean or Croatian cuisine with an artistically decorated plate. Benefit for the UUSC-UUS Refugee Crisis fund providing aid to families fleeing the wars in the Middle East. Suggested donation $5. Unitarian Universalist Society of Oneonta, 12 Ford Ave., Oneonta. Info, uuso.org

Refugee Resettlement Committee Presents At Common Council

Refugees?  Council Says Aye,

But Audience Members Nay

Margaret Parrish shares the preliminary findings of the Oneonta Refugee Resettlement Committee, who hopes to bring a refugee family to the city. Though there was some disagreements from the audience, Common Council was generally open to the idea. (Ian Austin/AllOTSEGO.com)
Margaret Parrish shares the preliminary findings of the Oneonta Refugee Resettlement Committee, who hopes to become affiliated with the Mohawk Valley Resource Center for Refugee and eventually help a refugee family to settle the city.  Though there was some disagreements from the audience, Common Council was generally open to the idea. (Ian Austin/AllOTSEGO.com)

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