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This in from Maize…

Rusty Gordon lost her fight last night (progressive supranuclear palsy) and passed away after a brief time with hospice.

You may remember Rusty from any or all of the following: She was a music producer for many years (Rustron Productions and Publishing]; produced one of the first-ever women-only women’s music festivals (Yale University, 1972); started the Whimsey Political Clearinghouse for women (1967); heavily involved with NOW (1970 onwards); helped start the Florida LGBT Democratic Caucus (1995), with which she held various offices; involved with many LGBT causes through Equality Florida and other groups; and was named as a Feminist Who Changed America and awarded the Veteran Feminists of America medal (2008). Most recently the Palm Beach County Democratic Committee established the Rusty Gordon Award, to be given to people who have exhibited extensive commitment to local community activism.

She is survived by her life partner Davilyn “Davy” Whims.

A memorial is being planned for early December in the West Palm Beach area.


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See The Paint Sisters this Weekend!

Hello everyone, and welcome to the fall weather!
We are very honored to be the guest band for a special cause this Sunday Oct. 21st @ 4:00pm.

Venue : Mickey Roos (509 Hillsboro Rd) just a mile South of Franklin High School

The benefit is for United Way, a nation wide foundation helping communities outreach people
in many different ways. Our purpose is to sell tickets for $15 ( $20 night of show), that will include
your buffet, a raffle ticket for a chance to win a Vince Young autographed football, and a night
of music featuring yours sincerely, and Bone Dry. Please let me know if you’re interested in this tax deductible occasion~ You can write back with your address and I’ll mail you your ticket, or accept payment through PayPal.

On another night, The Paint Sisters are performing this Friday, Oct. 19th @

The Lipstick (1400 Woodland Ave Nashville, Tn.) Doors open at 7, get there early for a table!
We start the show @ 9:30.

Thank you very much for all your continued support!!

Jill, Liz, and Melissa

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