- Timothy Bill
CORAL 'Proud and Strong' at the Ritz
SPRINGFIELD, IL (April 1, 2019) - The Ritz 'Proud and Strong' was presented by CORAL on March 30, 2019 at The Crowne Plaza. The Ritz is a casually elegant affair that features a three-course dinner, an evening of dancing, and a celebration of the progress made by the LGBT community during the past year. Two hundred people gathered for this year's event and enjoyed some find dining. CORAL recognized publisher Fletcher Farrar and businesswomen Patty Brockmeyer and Terry Dobbs for their contributions to the community. After the presentations, the guests danced the night away.
Established in 2000, the Coalition of Rainbow Alliances (CORAL) is a non-profit volunteer group that facilitates networking for the Central Illinois lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities, all other sexual and gender minorities, their family and friends, and the organizations that support them.