Affirmations Among Locations for 300 Couple’s Anniversary Party March 22

RenUnity_chopra_topAffirmations Among Locations seed44444444444glsen_marchandapril2015for 300 Couple’s Anniversary Party March 22

(Michigan for Marriage press release, March 17, 2015)

On Sunday, March 22, 300+ same sex couples who were able to marry during a short, less than 10-hour window when the county courts performed same sex marriages will celebrate their legal union that took place a year ago.

“As thousands wait in anticipation of the Supreme Court decision in June, this anniversary marks a special day for these couples and for the many who are fighting for the same basic right to marry and live as a family,” said Regina Calcagno, Public Education Campaign Director, Michigan for Marriage

WHO:             300+ same sex couples; their families and friends celebrate their one-year wedding anniversary with the community and invited public officials.

WHAT:           Couples will celebrate with cake, a toast, and words of encouragement for others.Print

Washtenaw County

2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Church of the Good Shepherd

2145 Independence Boulevard

Ann Arbor

6:00 pm

Champagne Toast at \aut\ Bar

315 Braun Court

Ann Arbor

Ingham County

2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Midtown Brewing CompanyCandlewickshop_May2014

402 S. Washington Square

Lansing

Muskegon County

1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Harbor Unitarian Universalist Congregation

1296 Montgomery Avenue

Muskegon

Oakland County

2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Affirmations Community Center

290 West Nine Mile RoadJudy_Palmer30years

Ferndale

Michigan for Marriage is a public education campaign dedicated to changing hearts and minds to move marriage forward for all loving and committed couples. Michigan for Marriage was founded by Equality Michigan, the ACLU of Michigan, and Freedom to Marry with the support and leadership of countless local businesses, clergy and community organizations. For more on Michigan for Marriage go to: http://www.michiganformarriage.org/. For more on Affirmations see www.goaffirmations.org

The oc115 has been following the DeBoer case from the very beginning, and the case that came from the resulting marriages. Here are our previous stories leading up to this point, and the video from the day couples married:

http://oaklandcounty115.com/2015/01/16/supreme-court-to-decide-gay-marriage-by-end-of-june/

http://oaklandcounty115.com/2015/01/15/federal-judge-state-of-michigan-must-recognize-legal-marriages-of-300-same-sex-couples/

http://oaklandcounty115.com/2015/01/12/michigan-same-sex-marriage-case-not-yet-heard-by-scotus-jan-16-possible/royal_services

http://oaklandcounty115.com/2014/11/16/state-of-michigan-tells-court-marriages-never-existed/http://oaklandcounty115.com/2014/11/06/gay-marriage-victory-reversed-on-appeal-updated/

http://oaklandcounty115.com/2014/10/06/gay-marriage-update-five-states-gain-equality-michigan-decision-expected-soon/

http://oaklandcounty115.com/2014/08/22/arguments-heard-in-same-sex-marriage-case/

http://oaklandcounty115.com/2014/04/14/aclu-sues-michigan-to-recognize-marriages-of-same-sex-couples/

http://oaklandcounty115.com/2014/03/28/federal-government-recognizes-michigan-same-sex-marriages/

http://oaklandcounty115.com/2014/03/27/senators-and-reps-ask-us-ag-to-recognize-michigan-gay-marriages/

http://oaklandcounty115.com/2014/03/26/state-wont-recognize-same-sex-marriages-made-over-weekend/

http://oaklandcounty115.com/2014/03/24/state-spent-40000-on-testimony-in-deboer-case-plans-appeal-2/MBREW draft one

http://oaklandcounty115.com/2014/03/22/first-gay-marriages-in-michigan-video/

http://oaklandcounty115.com/2014/03/22/same-sex-marriages-put-on-hold-as-temporary-stay-is-granted/

http://oaklandcounty115.com/2014/03/21/judge-rules-gay-marriage-ban-struck-down/

http://oaklandcounty115.com/2013/08/29/treasury-recognizes-all-same-sex-marriages-for-tax-purposes-2/

http://oaklandcounty115.com/2013/02/01/supreme-court-same-sex-marriage-cases-explained/

http://oaklandcounty115.com/2014/02/24/hazel-park-couples-week-in-court-begins/

http://oaklandcounty115.com/2013/06/27/hazel-park-case-could-pave-the-way-video/

http://oaklandcounty115.com/2013/03/09/judge-decides-to-wait-on-adoption-gay-marriage-decision-video/

http://oaklandcounty115.com/2014/03/05/demonstrators-try-to-stay-warm-while-states-case-runs-cold/

http://oaklandcounty115.com/2014/03/02/ferndalians-channel-leaders-past-spread-love-in-hopes-for-equality-video/lisa schmidt law

http://oaklandcounty115.com/2014/03/02/opponents-to-equality-make-big-showing-in-support-biblical-marriage/

http://oaklandcounty115.com/2014/02/08/ultimate-lgbt-wedding-expo-comes-to-southfield-april-12/

http://oaklandcounty115.com/2013/10/05/wayne-county-prosecutor-kym-worthy-steps-up-to-support-hazel-park-couple-video/

http://oaklandcounty115.com/2013/07/24/clerk-brings-in-new-lawyers-to-defend-in-hazel-park-couples-case/

http://oaklandcounty115.com/2013/07/02/hazel-park-lesbian-couples-case-moves-forward/

http://oaklandcounty115.com/2013/06/28/strikes-down-michigan-domestic-partner-health-care-ban/

http://oaklandcounty115.com/2013/06/26/reaction-to-gay-marriage-rulings/

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