The Red Party is set to welcome the community.

GGF gets red

GREENSBORO, N.C. — The Guilford Green Foundation will hold its fundraising Red Party, previously known as Women’s Party, on Feb. 6, 7 p.m., at Kress Terrace, Suite 300, 212 S. Elm St.

The event serves to be inclusive as a community building and networking/socializing event for the Triad LGBTQ community and their straight allies, organizers said.

Attendees will be able to enjoy appetizers and a cash bar.

Entertainment will be provided by Big Betty and the Punchbowl and DJ Jessica Mashburn.

A suggested contribution of $15 will be collected at the door.


New center explored

BURLINGTON, N.C. — A conversational meeting to continue the formation of an LGBT center will be held on Jan. 4, 2016, 7 p.m., at Starbucks, 451 Huffman Mill Rd.

Meetings began on Dec. 7 and will continue throughout the year on the first Monday of each month, except for July and September when the second Monday will be used due to holidays.

To learn more, email founder Eddie Talley at or call 336-588-7312.


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Lainey Millen

Lainey Millen was formerly QNotes' associate editor, special assignments writer, N.C. and U.S./World News Notes columnist and production director from 2001-2019 when she retired.