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BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//Basic Rights Oregon - ECPv3.1//NONSGML v1.0//EN CALSCALE:GREGORIAN METHOD:PUBLISH X-WR-CALNAME:Basic Rights Oregon X-ORIGINAL-URL:http://www.basicrights.org X-WR-CALDESC:Events for Basic Rights Oregon X-WR-TIMEZONE:America/Los_Angeles BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;VALUE=DATE:20140619 DTEND;VALUE=DATE:20140620 DTSTAMP:20150328T174320 CREATED:20130628T145549 LAST-MODIFIED:20140531T160845 UID:4682-1403136000-1403222400@http://www.basicrights.org SUMMARY:Bites for Rights DESCRIPTION:  Our most delicious fundraiser of the year! 2014 marks the 15th annual Bites for Rights Event. On June 19th\, 2014\, restaurants\, coffee shops\, bars and bakeries around the state will donate a generous percentage of their day’s proceeds to Basic Rights Oregon. On this one day\, you can feast to promote fairness for all LGBT Oregonians. In 2013 we had our biggest year to date for Bites for Rights with over 120 restaurants state-wide taking part in Bites for Rights including the Astoria Coffeehouse in Astoria\, Strictly Organic Coffee Co in Bend\, Sweet Life Patisserie in Eugene\, and Left Coast Siesta in Manzanita. Along with Byways Café\, Cupcake Jones\, Big Ass Sandwiches\, Las Primas\, and Salt & Straw to name a few from Portland. We also had the biggest amount of buzz with our community via social media posts and photos and the most media coverage for Bites for Rights including our television commercial on Comcast! Take a stand for equality by going out for coffee\, brunch\, drinks\, dinner and dessert. With your help\, we can send a powerful message to business owners that supporting LGBT equality is not only the right thing to do\, but it’s good business too! By dining out all day long\, YOU can help sustain Basic Rights Oregon’s efforts in transgender justice\, racial justice and marriage equality. Are you a restaurant\, bar\, coffee shop\, food cart interested in participating in this year’s Bites for Rights? Does your business\, organization\, or community group want to take part in Bites for Rights for your monthly meeting with a restaurant near you? Contact Joe LeBlanc at Joe@basicrights.org or 503.222.6151 x124 for more details. Mark your calendars for this year’s Bites for Rights – Thursday\, June 19\, 2014. Bon Appetit! Click here for a list of our 2014 Bites for Rights Participating Restaurants Click here for a list of our 2014 participating Community Partners  Click here for info on our amazing social media contest with prizes from Salt & Straw Ice Cream!   Our Sponsors: Presenting Sponsor   Media Sponsor   URL:http://www.basicrights.org/event/bites-for-rights-3/ CATEGORIES:–- Development -- END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR