Coming Soon: Kansas City Freedom Festival
Check the latest e-mail that turned up for an upcoming event sounds like an LGBT event or a Tea Party rally . . . Luckily, it's neither:
"Do you know about this new summer festival? It is actually being brought back after several years of absence I think.
"John Koop (aka the drag queen "Flo") who used the be the President of Gay Pride and did their festival, is the President of this new event. But it's not a gay festival!
"John has been telling everyone he's earned a lot of big sponsors and they have some great entertainment lined up including one really big name. Here's their info from their Facebook page and their website:
KANSAS CITY FREEDOM FESTIVAL
July 29-31 2011 at Penn Valley Park
"The Kansas City Freedom Festival is at Penn Valley Park is a private non-profit, non-political foundation. Our mission is to celebrate, teach, honor, and strengthen our great city. We seek to provide quality events which instill a deeper sense of pride for Kansas City in the hearts of those involved. Generous sponsors, local and state governments, and hundreds of volunteers work together to organize events for men, women, and children of all ages."