(PRWEB) June 19, 2004
Fox News Chicago Meteorologist Michelle Leigh encourages diversity and shows support for her gay and lesbian friends and co-workers during Pride Month.
Michelle has been named the guest of honor on the ChicagoPride.com float at the 35th Annual Pride Parade on Sunday, June 27th. The Parade steps off at 12 Noon from the Halsted/Belmont corner proceeding north on Halsted; then south on Broadway; then east on Diversey to Cannon Drive.
The Chicago Pride Parade, organized by Pride Chicago (http://www.chicagopridecalendar.org), began in 1970 has since become a mainstream event with nearly 400,000 spectators taking in the festivities last year. The Pride Parade is the second-largest parade in the Windy City, with 232 registered entries participating in 2003.
ChicagoPride.com is excited to welcome Michelle Leigh as guest of honor. In addition to working as the morning meteorologist on Fox, Michelle is an aspiring actress and has performed in the Vagina Monologues at the Apollo Theater and with Second City. Michelle is an avid fan of music, theater and dance.
You can see Michelle on Fox News Chicago 5am to 9am, Monday through Friday delivering the weather forecast with a smile and flare that is all her own. Visit Michelle’s website at http://www.Michelle-Leigh.com.
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ChicagoPride.com, the website of parent OutPride, LLC a Chicago-based not-for-profit company, is the leading web-based resource serving Chicago’s gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (GLBT) community. The ChicagoPride.com website, which has consistently been ranked in the top 1% of all websites (Amazon.com/Alexa Data), features event calendars, a popular matchmaker, special interest columns, and a comprehensive phone directory emphasizing local gay & lesbian dining and nightlife. ChicagoPride.com partners and contributors provide rich local content channels enhanced by the interactive features and intuitive technologies developed by ChicagoPride.com. Utilizing real-time data and exclusive web tools, ChicagoPride.com allows organizations and advertisers to better develop marketing strategies to reach Chicago’s GLBT community.
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