Montrose Bridge Lights Turning Rainbow for Remembrance of Pulse Nightclub Shooting and Return for Pride Week
Houston, Texas (Friday June 12, 2017) – The Montrose Management District (MMD) is preparing to change the colors of the Montrose bridges for upcoming Pride Week celebrations. The seven Montrose bridges that span US 59 will be lit in a multi-color display resembling rainbows. The lights will first be changed on June 12 as a solemn reminder of the victims of the Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando, and relit in those same colors for eight days beginning on June 18 for Pride Week.
“We are proud to recognize one of the many diverse groups who call Montrose their center, said Claude Wynn MMD Chairman of the Board. “Our new LED bridge light system will shine as a colorful reminder that our community is enriched by the incredible diversity and freedom we celebrate year-round.”
Bridge color schedule:
Multi-colors (pride colors) Monday night, June 12
Resume standard colors Tuesday night, June 13
Multi-colors (pride colors) Sunday night, June 18 through Sunday night, June 25
Resume standard colors Monday night, June 26
Pulse Vigil: https://www.facebook.com/events/451349401906878/
Community Town Hall with Mayor Turner’s LGBTQ Advisory Board: https://www.facebook.com/events/437530903275366/
About the Montrose Management District: Improving the quality of life in the historic Montrose area is one of several focuses of the District. The Board of Directors follows a service, improvement, and assessment plan to meet the needs of the District. The plan focuses on four core areas including: enhanced public safety, business and economic development, strategic planning, and visual and cultural improvements.
For more information on the Montrose District, visit: www.MontroseDistrict.org.