IN A FLASH: Rainbows Shine Bright In Kent

Ken Ditlevson and others decorating the Main Street Bridge for Rainbow Weekend

Ken Ditlevson, director of Kent State's LGBTQ+ Center, was one of the volunteers adding rainbows to both sides of the Main Street Bridge in downtown Kent.

Volunteers decorated Kent's Main Street Bridge on Monday in preparation for Kent's Rainbow Weekend on Oct. 13-14. The rainbows downtown also celebrate National Coming Out Day on Oct. 11.

Volunteers decorating the Rainbow Main Street Bridge

One of the highlights of the Rainbow Weekend's full schedule of activities is the eighth annual Rainbow Run presented by Kent State University's LGBTQ+ Center. This 5K helps raise money to replenish Kent State's LGBTQ+ Emergency Fund, which supports Kent State LGBTQ+ students in crisis.

Rainbow Unicorn running along Kent's Main Street Rainbow Bridge

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POSTED: Wednesday, October 11, 2023 08:06 AM
Updated: Thursday, October 12, 2023 02:11 PM
Phil B. Soencksen