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BRIDGEWATER COMMONS, THE PRIDE CENTER OF NEW JERSEY TO CELEBRATE ACCEPTANCE AND EQUALITY
Center’s “Let the Love Flow” Mural to be Unveiled During June’s LGBTQ+ Pride Month
BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (MAY 24, 2021): In partnership with The Pride Center of New Jersey, a non-profit organization which has served the needs of the LGBTQ+ community since 1994, Bridgewater Commons, the more than 1.2 million square foot shopping, dining and entertainment center located in Somerset County, announced today it will celebrate June’s LGBTQ+ Pride Month unveiling Let the Love Flow, a dynamic and vibrant mural symbolizing pride and acceptance.
Commissioning renowned British artist Lois O’Hara to communicate the sentiments of love and inclusion through her unique and playful large scale mural painting style, Bridgewater Commons will reveal the one-of-kind, 60-foot wide work alongside The Pride Center of New Jersey President Rick Kavin and other organization officials on Wednesday, June 2 at 11 a.m.
“Not only does Bridgewater Commons appreciate the civic, cultural and economic contributions of our local LGBTQ+ community, but believe it is essential for everyone to feel valued, safe and supported where the live, work and play,” said Marketing Director Tom Kovacic. “We are grateful to The Pride Center of New Jersey for their support in helping us recognize Pride Month along with their organization’s efforts to actively promote the fundamental principles of acceptance and equality.”
“We’re delighted to partner with Bridgewater Commons and thank them for acknowledging our work to empower New Jersey’s LGBTQ+ community to live their authentic lives,” said Kavin. “Let the Love Flow delivers a visually powerful and moving message of inclusion. Our hope is that many visit both the new installation and The Pride Center in Highland Park to experience these important lessons first hand.”
Bridgewater Commons’ Let the Love Flow mural will be displayed near The Apple Store on the Main Level through the summer season. For more information including a full center directory, operating hours, driving directions and more, please visit bridgewatercommons.com.
Bridgewater Commons’ Let the Love Flow Mural Unveiling Event:
Date: Wednesday, June 2, 2021
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Location: Near The Apple Store on the Main Level
• On-site interviews will be available with Bridgewater Commons Marketing Director Tom Kovacic and The Pride Center of New Jersey President Rick Kavin.
• Telephone interviews with Artist Lois O’Hara will be available following the June 2nd unveiling event.