The Lehigh Valley Chapter of AFSP staffed a both at the 2013 Pride in the Park Festival at Cedar Beach Park, Allentown in August. Angie Castro, Marie Bartos, Marcy Rachko and Lori Coursen were at the event to provide information about AFSP and suicide prevention. Our thanks go out to them. Your efforts are greatly appreciated!
The Pride in the Park Festival acknowledges the achievements and progress made by the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender communities in this area. Pride of the Greater Lehigh Valley has been in existence and organizing the Pride Festival since 1993. What began as small community festival has evolved into the dynamic arts and culture celebration of today.
"The event includes over 100 vendors, merchants, artisans, business services and community groups, games and live entertainment. Pride in the Park has grown to include over 4,000 attendees and is held on the charming grounds of Cedar Beach Park in Allentown, PA. Allentown is located 50 north of Philadelphia and 70 miles east of New York City with a population of approximately of 600,000."