Candlelight Vigil For Victims of Orlando Massacre

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Early on the morning of Sunday, June 12, 2016, a gunman killed over 50 people and left scores of others critically injured. It is a painful reminder of the hate and bias that continues to plague our country. Our hearts and minds are joined with all the family, friends and loved ones who are mourning.

Please join the LGBT Network, friends, and neighbors at the Center at Bay Shore (34 Park Ave., Bay Shore, NY 11706) at 7 p.m. on Monday June 13, to stand in solidarity with the communities in Orlando, and remember the lives lost to such senseless violence.

The LGBT Network will have grief counselors available at its Community Centers in Woodbury (The Center at Woodbury, 20 Crossways Park Dr. N., Suite 110, Woodbury, NY 11797), Bay Shore and Sag Harbor (The Hamptons GLBT Center, Old Whaler’s Church, 44 Union Street, Sag Harbor, NY 11963).

If you need to talk please call 631-665-2300 or 516-323-0011. #WeAreOrlando

For updated information, visit the LGBT Network Facebook Page

“We expect this event to draw a large attendance, so please consider carpooling with a friend, and check the Facebook page on Monday for an update on the best place to park.”

See more at lgbtnetwork.org.


Another vigil will be held in Bellmore. From the Pride for Youth Facebook Page:

On behalf of the board, staff and participants of Pride for Youth and Long Island Crisis Center we are devastated by the loss of life of our LGBTQ family in Orlando, Florida. As a community we must stand together to mourn this great loss and keep ourselves safe from violence and homphobia/transphobia.
Pride for Youth will hold a vigil Monday, June 13, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., open to all members of our LGBTQ community and our many allies. Vigil will be held at Pride for Youth, 2050 Bellmore Ave., Bellmore, NY 11710. Please join us so we can stand together and offer support to those who need it.

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