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Marathon Co. Board to vote on resolution to make June Pride Month

WAUSAU (WAOW)– The month of June could be recognized as Pride Month in Marathon County, if a resolution is approved by the county board.

On Tuesday, the resolution passed both the Diversity Affairs Commission and the Education Extension Economic Development Committee and will voted on by the full county board.

“The resolution is not meant to alienate anybody or exclude anybody, but rather send a strong statement that Marathon County is a welcoming community for all” Yee Leng Xiong, the chair of the Diversity Affairs Commission said.

The County Board will vote on the resolution at their next meeting Tuesday, June 25.

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