"Laissez Les Bon Temps Rouler" - “Let the Good Times Roll”

"Laissez Les Bon Temps Rouler" - “Let the Good Times Roll”

The LGBTQA Commission is pleased to invite you to “Let the Good Times Roll”, our Sixth Annual Reception on Friday, March 28 at 5PM. The evening will begin at the Barn at Boone’s Dam with a light refreshments followed by an awards presentation and silent auction. Tickets are $25.00 each and include creative appetizers, beer, and wine. Payment may be made by Cash, Check, or Credit/Debit card.

If you need to discuss accommodations for a sight, hearing, or physical disability or have any other questions or concerns, please contact the Bloomsburg University LGBTQA Resource Center at lgbt@bloomu.edu.

Please join us for an evening of celebration!

Online registration is now closed.  Registration and cash/check payment wll be accepted at the door.  

You may still submit Credit/Debit payments or donations via the BU Foundation website:

  • Please visit https://bloomufdn.thankyou4caring.org/
  • Select the other amount bubble (below Patron)
  • Indicate the appropriate amount for the ticket(s) you selected
  • Select Designation: Other
  • Specify "LGBTQA Fundraiser Ticket"
  • Complete your Billing and Payment Information
  • Click "Donate Now"
  • The Foundation system will send you an automated payment reciept via email.  Please forward that message to LGBT@bloomu.edu to verify your ticket purchase.

Host Committee

We would like to express our appreciation to this year's Host Committee. Their generous donation offsets the cost of the reception venue and refreshment purchases.

  • Craig Young
  • Jason Godeke
  • Robert & Kathleen Wislock
  • Sharon Solloway
  • Michael Martin
  • Brett McLaurin & Sue Ei
  • Anna Turnage
  • Mark Usry
  • Luke Schmick & Trevor Palmatier
  • Jonathan & Kathleen Lincoln
  • Donald Young

If you would like to join the host committee, please make that selection within the online RSVP form.


  • Fruit display with dip
  • strawberry shooters
  • Corn and Andouille sausage Hush Puppies
  • Sausage stuffed Mushrooms
  • Crab dip with toast tips
  • Cuban Pork Sliders
  • Our classic Macaroni and cheese
  • Toppings: bacon, ham, caramelized onions, chives, blue cheese, sautéed mushrooms

A selection of wines including:

  • 2009 Jason Stephens Merlot
  • 2012 Scaia Corvina
  • 2008 Electric City Chardonnay
  • 2011 la Piuma Pecorino
  • 2010 Essay Shiraz

A selection of craft beer by Turkey Hill Brewing Company and Berwick Brewing


The evening's entertainment will be provided by Chamuris & Brown.

Silent Auction Items

We're always accepting gifts for the Silent Auction! Money raised supports LGBTQA Commission sponsored events and the student award honorarium.

If you have an item you would like to donate, please contact Jean Downing in the SOLVE Office located in Northumberland Hall Lower Level, 570-389-4798.

Check out the Facebook Event for a taste of this year's auction items!


The LGBTQA Commission welcomes submissions for the annual awards recognizing individuals who have contributed to the LGBTQA community.

The Student Award is presented to an individual in recognition of outstanding contributions to the LGBTQA community during the past year by a student and includes an honorarium.

The Faculty/Staff Award is given in recognition of outstanding dedication and support of the LGBTQA community at Bloomsburg University. This individual's actions contributed to the creation or improvement of an inclusive, respectful, and safe climate on BU’s campus.

The Community Member Award is given in recognition to contribution made to by a local community member that has demonstrated working to create a collaborative and inclusive presence in our local Bloomsburg community.

Nominations for the 2014 Awards are now open. To nominate an individual, please complete the online Nomination Form.

Past Award Recipients

Year Student Award Faculty/Staff Award Community Award
2009 Andrew Stout
Elena Brobyn-Navarro
James Mackin
Cheryl A. John
Marjorie A. Menaul
2010 Ashley M. Ryman Alicia King Redfern
Jason Godeke
Caring Communities for AIDS
2011 Anndei Varun Julie Vandivere Gretchen Osterman
2012 Aud Traher Mark Usry Craig Young
2013 Megan Paul Jean Downing
Gloria Cohen-Dion
Dan Knorr


2014 Facebook Event

2013 Photo Album

2012 Photo Album

2010 Photo Album

2009 Photo Album


RSVP form

Award Nomination Form

In-Kind Gift Form

Donation Request Letter