October 2014 Newsletter - Tri



October 2014 Newsletter - Tri
TSA News
October 2014
Volume 32 Issue 10
PFLAG & TSA Host Meet
the Candidates on Oct. 21
Reception Honoring All Couples Begins at 6pm, Candidates Speak at 7pm
The Greater Evansville PFLAG and the Tri-State Alliance will be hosting a candidates night on
Tuesday, Oct. 21 at the 1st Presbyterian Church, 609 SE 2nd Street in Downtown Evansville. At
6pm we will be hosting a reception honoring ALL couples, and then at 7pm each candidate for
office will be allowed to speak for a minute and then answer 1-2 questions from the moderator.
We usually have over 100 people attend, and we hope that you will help us pack the room. We are
looking for volunteers willing to provide a dessert or an appetizer for the reception. Contact Wally
Paynter at 812-480-0204 or [email protected] if you can help out with the food.
Owensboro AIDS Walk, TSA Halloween
Dance Are Both on Saturday, Oct. 25
Saturday Oct. 25 will be a busy day for the Tri-State LGBT
communities. The 6th Annual Greater Owensboro AIDS Walk
will be held on the Kentucky Wesleyan Winchester Campus
Community Center. Registration and health fair begin at 11am,
and the walk starts at 12 noon. For more information about the
walk please visit www.OwensboroAIDSWalk.com.
Then that night the 2nd Annual TSA Halloween Dance will be
held from 7pm— 12 midnight at the Evansville Airport Holiday
Inn located at 7101 US Highway 41 North. All are welcome to
attend, and the cost to attend is only $10 at the door. This second
dance was added to the TSA Calendar due to the overwhelming
response we get from Pride Prom.
See Page 2 for Information About Comedy for
A Cause 3 being held on Tuesday, Oct. 14
Food Needed for
WIKY Extortion
Breakfast Nov. 28
We will once again be a guest on
the WIKY Extortion Breakfast on
Friday Nov. 28 at 7:30am (the day
after Thanksgiving). In exchange for
the publicity for the AIDS Holiday
Project, we provide those working at
the station a free breakfast. To
volunteer, contact Alex
Kessler at 765-610-6130 or
[email protected]
Get the expanded TSA Newsletter by email. Sign up at
TSA Has Been Active This Fall Staffing Booths at the
Carbondale Pride Picnic, USI Organizational Fair
and Speaking at St. Luke’s United Church of Christ.
Thanks to ALL of our volunteers for their hard work!
TSA Thanks Its Supporters Who Were At the ARG AIDS Walk
Pictured are volunteers
from the TSA AIDS Holiday Project Yard Sale &
Car Wash. A special
thanks to all of our
volunteers especially
Amy Butler Julius who
chaired the event, Great
Harvest Bread Company,
Piece of Cake, Just
Rennies, TJ Maxx and
the Evansville Airport
Holiday Inn.
Owensboro AIDS Walk
Volunteer Meeting
Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014, 3pm
Panera Bread
4600 Frederica St. Owensboro
Please help organize the Saturday,
Oct. 25 Owensboro AIDS Walk
TSA Office / Youth
Group Needs Donations
Coca-Cola products
Bottled Water
gently used computer / laptop
To make a donation, contact Wally at
812-480-0204 or [email protected]
For Sale:
Split, seasoned firewood
50% ash, 30% cherry, 20% oak and other hardwoods. Free delivery within Evansville. All proceeds are donated to the Tri-State AIDS Holiday Project. $95/pick-up load. Cash only
please. Contact: Bruce Wright (812)422-9155, [email protected]
Volunteer Social Media / Web Co-Chair Needed
One of the co-chairs who coordinates TSA social media / web page has moved to Japan. A volunteer is needed
to help TSA’s internet and social media presence and activism. If you can help, please contact Wally at 812480-0204 or [email protected]
Upcoming 2014 TSA Offers Educational
PFLAG Meetings TSA volunteers
Kelley Coures, Stephanie Decker and
PFLAG meets the 3rd Tuesday of month,
7pm, 1st Presbyterian Church, 609 SE 2nd
St., Downtown Evansville
Tuesday, Oct. 21, 7pm
Hear Local Candidates Speak
about why those interested in civil
rights should vote for them!
Reception begins at 6pm
Tuesday, Nov. 18
Regional HIV Update
AIDS Holiday Project Discussion
Tuesday, Dec. 16 Holiday Party
Wally Paynter are available to speak to classes and
groups on the following LGBT and HIV topics. TSA requests that you contact us as much in advance as possible to arrange for one of these presentations.
The following presentations are made by TSA VP Kelley Coures, who can be reached at [email protected]
Aging Issues in the LGBT Population of America
Gay & Lesbian Images in American Film
The Hidden Holocaust
4000 Years of GLBT History
Stephanie Decker does a short presentation on Cyberbullying. She can be reached at
[email protected] .
Wally Paynter gives presentations on Working with Diverse Populations and also Current Issues in the HIV /
AIDS Pandemic. He can be reached at 812-480-0204 or
[email protected]
Where are the Watts?
Wednesday 10/8 Holiday Inn 6-10 (all ages)
Friday 10/10 Snaps (Jasper) 9-1
Saturday 10/11 Carson's Brewery 6:30-9:30
Saturday 10/12 Penny Lane Downtown 2-4 (all ages)
Wednesday 10/15 Kanpai 7-9 (all ages)
Friday 10/17 Bokeh Lounge 10-1
Wednesday 10/22 Holiday Inn 6-10 (all ages)
Friday 10/24 Legends 8:30-11:30
Saturday 10/25 Deerhead 9-12 (all ages)
Wednesday 10/29 Deerhead 8-11 (all ages)
Airport Holiday Inn
Wed., Oct. 8 & 22
All ages welcome
Support a worthy cause & shop online at
TSA Seeks Volunteers To
Help Expand Services
The Tri-State Alliance is seeking volunteers to help us expand our services. To
volunteer, please contact Wally Paynter at [email protected] or 812-480-0204.
A volunteer night will be held on Wednesday, May 28 at 5pm at the TSA Offices,
501 John Street Suite 5 in Evansville. Volunteers will help make safer sex kits, assist
with the mailing of the June Pride Edition of the TSA Newsletter, and talk about the
potential volunteer positions in TSA.
Among some of the volunteer positions are: * AIDS Holiday Project Co-Chair * Arts
and Theater Coordinator (help increase LGBT art and theater in our region) * Grant
Writer * HIV Prevention Coordinator (find new locations for condom distribution and
help coordinate HIV educational events) * Owensboro AIDS Walk Co-Chair * Regional Gay/Straight Alliance Director (coordinate and support GSAs in the Tri-State
and encourage / help new GSAs to form) * Social Media Coordinator * Southern IL
AIDS Walk Chair and Co-Chair * Vincennes AIDS Walk Co-Chair.
PFLAG / TSA Candidates Night, Tuesday,
Oct. 21, 6pm Reception, 7pm Candidates Forum
Owensboro AIDS Walk Sat. Oct. 25, 12 noon
TSA Halloween Dance Saturday Oct. 25, 7pm
TSA Red Party, Friday, Nov. 21, 6pm
Southern IL AIDS Walk, Saturday, March 21, 2015
Vincennes AIDS Walk, Saturday, March 28, 2015
TSA Pride Prom Saturday, April 11, 2015
TSA Pride Picnic Sunday, June 14, 2015
TSA Celebrity Dinner, Sunday, Aug. 16, 2015
TSA Halloween Dance, Saturday, Oct. 31, 2015
Keep up with us
‘Like’ the
and the
Tri-State AIDS
Holiday Project
Friday, Nov. 21, Tropicana Conference Center
Sponsored by Evil Twins Piercing Boutique, 100 N. 1st Avenue, Evansville
Co-Sponsored by Tony Goben for Indiana State Representative

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