Coal Run in Pikeville and Pride organization is hosting an inaugural prom to raise money and celebrate the LGBTQ community, today, July the 12th!
The Pikeville Pride Prom will take place at the Coal Run Community Center on 105 Church Street from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. People of all ages can attend, but children who are 16 years old or younger must be chaperoned by an adult. Tickets range from $10 for youth and $20 for adults. Adult who kindly wishes to sponsor a ticket for a young person can pay $30. It is intended to be a fundraiser for the city’s second Pride event, which is scheduled for Oct. 12. Along with dancing, the prom will feature a raffle, food and a silent auction, with bidding items starting at $1. According to event organizers, the dress code is “as casual or as extravagant as you please,” and bringing a date is not required. LGBTQ allies are welcome and ALL are welcome!