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11:47 am, Wednesday, September 27, 2023


Letter to the Editor: Pride Parade organizers grateful for support

by | Jun 15, 2023 | Letter to Editor

We, the Hopkinton Freedom Team (HFT), would like to express our gratitude to Hopkinton and surrounding communities for a fantastic Pride Event! Not only was the event well attended with record turnout, it was a celebration that far exceeded any of our expectations. This could not have taken place without the hard work and effort of the scores of volunteers who helped to plan and execute this event. Many hands make light work, but it also makes them hungry and thirsty, so thank you to Bill’s Pizza and Price Chopper for sustaining our volunteers with food and drink. Special thanks to fellow HFT member Hopkinton Police Chief Bennett and the Hopkinton Police Department for their incomparable support of Hopkinton Pride events these past three years.

We would also like to thank Hopkinton Youth and Family Services and the Hopkinton Center for the Arts for their outstanding collaboration, as well as Boston Pride Community Fund and Mass Cultural Council for their generous grants to support.

It is always the intention and mission of the HFT to spread love, inclusion and trust. If anyone was negatively impacted on the day of the Pride Event, you should feel free to reach out to us at info@hopkintonfreedomteam.org so that we can better prepare for future events.

— Lynn Canty, on behalf of the Hopkinton Freedom Team

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