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Thank You, Seattle!
Together, you made Pride 2007 a HUGE SUCCESS!

paradeThank you to all of our sponsors, volunteers, entertainers, and the community supporters of the Seattle Pride Parade. Most of all, though, thank you to those in attendance for coming out and celebrating PRIDE with us.

We encourage you to visit the list of businesses that sponsored the Seattle Pride Parade 2007! We all have a choice in how we spend our money - let's support the businesses that support us!

Our theme this year was "Come Together," and that we did! We had an excellent turn out and lots of positive feedback!

A few quick facts:

● Crowd estimates of approximately 230,000 spectators

● 152 registered contingents

● Approximately 200 Motorcycles kicked off the parade including 4 SPD Motorcycles

● 3345 People took part, walking or riding in one of the 125 Vehicles (Cars, trucks & floats) in the Parade.

Thank you, Mark “Mom” Finley, for being our ever-so-fabulous parade announcer.

We also thank our Grand Marshals and Special Guests Dennis Coleman, Kiantha Duncan-Woods, Chuck Lazenby, Jane Abbott Lighty & Pete-e Petersen, Gay Fathers Association, Jenna Drey, Alyson and Reina.

We will have pictures up on the web site soon; so, check out our website and see if we caught you on camera. If you have pictures you would like to share, please e-mail a link or attach digital photos to webmaster@seattlepride.org.

The Seattle Out and Proud Board is already working on plans for the Seattle Pride Parade 2008, scheduled for June 29th, 2008!

We would like to hear from you and to get your feedback about the PRIDE events; so, please join the conversation online or at our next community meeting. Remember, we cannot do this alone; we can only do it together as a strong, supportive community.

Please take a moment and give your feedback and suggestions at our online forum.

Thanks, everybody!

The Seattle Out and Proud Board

The Stranger's First Annual Pride Parade Awards
Three floats really went beyond with style and camp.

First Second Third

First Place
Northwest Bears
"Bears, Bath & Beyond"


Second Place
Tacky Tourist Clubs of America
"Pulling for Pride - Doggy Style"


Third Place
Q-Squared & CAMP


Donate and Win
Congratulations to our winners!

Thank you to everyone in the community who donated to help make Seattle Pride possible this year, and congratulations to the three donors who won the "Donate and Win" drawings.

Shelby V. - Round Trip cruise for Two aboard the Victoria Clipper to Victoria B.C.

D. Pengelly - Free night stay at the luxurious Hotel Deca

Katherine A. - Round Trip cruise for Two aboard the Victoria Clipper to Victoria B.C.

Seattle Black Pride 2007
Come out and join the celebration this weekend!

SBP LogoCheck out all the Schedule of Events and make plans to attend.
Thursday, July 19
Friday, July 20
Saturday, July 21
Sunday, July 22

Find out everything you need to know at Seattle Black Pride's official website.
 
SEATTLE PRIDE
COMMUNITY CALENDAR


Thursday, July 19
through Sunday, July 22

Seattle Black Pride
Check out the Schedule of Events on Seattle Black Pride's official website.


Saturday, August 11
Queen City Cruise
When: 11am
Where: Pier 55 in Seattle.
Website: Find out more at the Tacky Tourists' website.


Sunday, August 19
Seattle Pride Community Meeting
When: 6pm
Where: Lifelong AIDS Alliance Conference Room at 1002 Seneca Street in Seattle. Get directions.


Friday, August 31
through Monday, September 3

Gender Odyssey FTM 2007
Website: To register and get complete event information please visit Gender Odyssey's official website.


Saturday, September 29
Seattle AIDS Walk
When: 6pm
Where: Volunteer Park on Capitol Hill in Seattle Get directions.
Website: To register to walk and to get more information please visit the Lifelong AIDS Alliance website.


Friday, October 12
through Sunday, October 21

12th Annual Seattle Lesbian & Gay Film Festival
Website: Find film and festival information at the Three Dollar Bill official website.


Saturday, October 27
The Bump, A Benefit for the Gay City Health Project
Website: Event information should be available soon at the Gay City Health Project's website.

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