City of Columbus Announces Steven Shellabarger Illuminator Award Recipients and Lights City Hall for Pride Week
Council President Shannon Hardin
Auditor Megan Kilgore
Community Advocate Steven Shellabarger
Department of Neighborhoods Director
Community Relations Commissioner Chris
Co-Owner of Bake Me Happy Letha Pugh
Award Recipients John Lanthrum-Brungs
and Scott Schopper
Columbus Gay Men's Chorus
Monday, June 11
8pm - Musical
Performance by Kelly Zullo
8:30pm - Program Begins
90 W. Broad St.
(Marconi Blvd. side of
join Council President Shannon Hardin and Auditor Megan Kilgore as
they kick-off Columbus Pride Week with the lighting of City Hall and
presentation of the Steven Shellabarger Illuminator Award. This award is
an annual recognition presented to individuals for outstanding initiatives
promoting LGBTQ rights in the City.
year's recipients are John Lathram-Brungs and Scott Schopper.
is a longtime advocate of social action and LGBTQ rights. In addition to his
service on the North Linden Area Commission, he works to combat human
trafficking and promote safe neighborhoods.
has been a volunteer for the Pride Festival for 11 years, serving most of those
years as festival chair. Under his support and guidance, Pride has grown from a
small event to one of the largest festivals in the Nation.
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