Glass City Rollers at Toledo Pride Event

Posted Aug 24th, 2010 by Ana MatoBeatYa  Category: Arts & Entertainment, Community Interest, General Interests, Sports,


For Immediate Release
Ana MatoBeatYa – PR Chair for the Glass City Rollers

Toledo, OH – The Glass City Rollers, Toledo’s Premier Flat Track Roller Derby League, will be participating in Toledo Pride. The event will be held Saturday, August 28th from 3pm to 1am at the Erie Street Market Civic Hall (237 E. Erie Street, Toledo, OH). The Rollers will have a booth at the Community Connection Carnival where they will be selling merchandise and tickets for the upcoming 2010-2011 home season. They will be also doing a demonstration at 6:00 p.m. at the Civic Center during the Entertainment for All portion of the evening. The event is sponsored by Equality Toledo and OutSkirts bar.
Tickets for Toledo Pride 2010 can be purchased at the door:

* 3 p.m. – 7 p.m. = $5.00
* 7 p.m. – 1 a.m. = $7.00

As a kid-friendly event, kids 14 and under are FREE. Parents, please be advised that after 10 p.m. we will be asking individuals under 18 years of age to leave the event unless accompanied by a parent.
3p.m. – 6 p.m. – Community Connection Carnival
In a festive, family-friendly carnival atmosphere Pride participants can connect with local LGBT resources, organizations, churches, and businesses. Additionally, artists will be selling some of their prized pieces.
3-10 p.m. – Entertainment for All
Throughout the day a variety of local musicians and performers will vie for the adoration of the crowd as they entertain us with their talent. Food and drinks will be available from local vendors associated with the Civic Center at Erie Street Market.
10-11 p.m. – Drag Divas!
If you’re in the mood to experience some sassy diva attitude, then this is the time for you. Join us for local drag performers, and some special out-of-town guests as we get schooled in drag.
11 p.m.- 12 midnight – Dance, Dance, Dance
Hit the dance floor with energizing music beating through your veins. A local DJ will spin the current hits as we dance the night away.

We also encourage you to take part in the NW Ohio AIDS Walk sponsored by our friends at the AIDS Resource Center of Ohio. The walk will be the morning of Toledo Pride (Sat. Aug. 28th), with registration starting at 8am and the walk/run starting at 9am at International Park (2 Main Street, Toledo, OH). There will be a 5k walk, 5k fun run, and a 1 mile stroll. Proceeds from the NW Ohio AIDS Walk support the comprehensive support services, HIV testing & counseling, prevention education, linkage to care and advocacy in Northwest Ohio.
For more information, visit ARC Ohio. To register/pledge online, visit or call 419-241-9444, ext. 407.

Feel free to contact the Glass City Rollers Marketing, or Public Relations Chair at with questions regarding the Rollers’ involvement or events.

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