PHOTOS: Manatee Pride celebrates its sixth year

By : Ryan Williams-Jent
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BRADENTON, Fla. | The Manatee Pride Festival held its sixth annual celebration March 16 at the Bradenton Riverwalk to raise awareness and funds for Prism Youth Initiative.

The day’s festivities began with an interfaith service led by the Progressive Clergy of Manatee County. Attendees subsequently perused over 50 new and returning vendors as CAN Community Health offered onsite health screenings and fan favorite entertainers took the stage.

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Manatee Pride holds sixth annual celebration

By : Ryan Williams-Jent
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BRADENTON, Fla. | The Manatee Pride Festival will hold its sixth annual celebration at the Bradenton Riverwalk on March 16.

Manatee Pride, which consists entirely of volunteers, is aimed at empowering the LGBTQ community who love, live in or visit Bradenton, its nearby communities and the greater Manatee County area. It serves as a fundraiser for Prism Youth Initiative, the nonprofit dedicated to providing services and support for LGBTQ youth throughout the county since 2010.

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