Queer As Folks
Lee and Miller Take First Place in Lavender Win A Wedding Contest
Bernie Lee and Mark Miller recently took first place in the 2010 Lavender Win A Wedding Contest. They have been together since October 5, 2001, when they met while attending Rutgers University in New Jersey. Their ideal wedding would be at James Hill Library in St. Paul, with their Unitarian Universalist minister presiding.
PFund Executive Director Grinley Moves on to New Opportunities
Gregory Grinley, Executive Director of PFund since 2006, stepped down from his position on June 30. He will continue in a part-time role while a search committee finds his successor. Hat’s Off to Greg takes place July 27, 4:30-7 PM, at Woman’s Club of Minneapolis, 410 Oak Grove Street, Minneapolis.
Open Arms of Minnesota Holds Grand Opening at New Home
On June 12, Open Arms of Minnesota held the official Grand Opening Celebration at its new home, 2500 Bloomington Avenue South, Minneapolis. Mayor R.T. Rybak proclaimed it “Open Arms of Minnesota Day” in Minneapolis. US Senator Amy Klobuchar was on hand to deliver the organization’s two-millionth meal on June 11.
Foster Receives Minneapolis/St. Paul Magazine’s 5-Star Wealth Manager Award
Gregory Foster recently received Minneapolis/St. Paul Magazine’s 2010 5-Star Wealth Manager Award. At RBC Wealth Management, he is Vice President-Financial Consultant, Senior Consulting Group, and Accredited Wealth Manager. Foster is also Co-Chair of the LGBT Employee Resource Group.