Pride is planned locally.  The Planning Committee consists of members residing in all parts of the East Central Minnesota region.

If you are interested in joining the Pride Planning Committee or if you have a question, please contact or one of our key officers:

  • Gary Skarsten of Braham, 320-396-3726
  • Phil & Barb Schroeder of Mora, 320-310-5202
  • Julianne Redpath of Chisago City, 612-817-9541
  • Rebecca Gaspard of Pine City, 612-720-4241
  • Randy Olson of Askov, 218-831-6352

Mail:  East Central Minnesota Pride, 1030 Southview Avenue, Braham, MN 55006

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