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 another question, please contact or one of our key officers:

  • Gary Skarsten, of Braham, 320-396-3726
  • Phil or 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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