The San Diego LGBT Community Center plans to mark its 50th anniversary with a gala at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront on October 14. This will celebrate the Center's ongoing commitment to creating a safe and empowering space for LGBTQ+ individuals in the area, as detailed on the event page.
The Center, once solely an answering machine in a utility closet to quickly evolved into a vital LGBTQ+ resource establishing in San Diego city for over half a century. This information was provided in their announcement. The gala will be a lively event featuring cocktail reception, gourmet dinner, and live performances from Sue Palmer and her Motel Swing Orchestra, DJ Taj Altaji, with surprise guest appearances also promised.
Not only will the gala celebrate past accomplishments, but also envisage a future full of increased unity and progress, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity. Attendees will have the opportunity to support the Center's work by making legacy gifts.
The impressive growth of the LGBTQ+ community in San Diego over the past five decades attests to the Center's crucial contributions. The wide-ranging support from local leaders, businesses, advocates, and ordinary citizens committed ensures a bright, inclusive future for all.