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Tuesday, June 23rd
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6:00 pm Reception
7:00 pm Dinner
8:00 pm Pride Program & Awards.

2015 Sponsors>
Edie Windsor
Tom Burkey
Russ Inman & Bill Giorgis
Mike's Wrecker Service
Perceptions LGBT Smoking Cessation Grant
In honor of Dignity Tri-Cities/First Pride Week June 1985
Harvey Milk
Joan Brausch
Rick Farrand & Bob Enszer
Harold Lenhart, MD & Pamela Blondin
PFLAG Tri-Cities
Ellen DeGeneres
Floyd Andrick
State Rep. Vanessa Guerra
In memory of Lorna Nolan
Rev. Jeff & Jody Liebmann
Leo R. Romo
Kitty Packard
Tri-City Action for Peace (TCAP)

Click here for information about purchasing tickets (still only $25) and sponsorship opportunities!

Saginaw Valley LGBT & Ally Pride

The Saginaw Valley will celebrate with a LGBT Pride Awards Banquet on Tuesday, June 23rd at Saginaw's Andersen Enrichment Center, 120 Ezra Rust Drive - across from Ojibway Island. The cost is $25 per person or $15 for students and people with limited funds. The evening will include: 6 pm - Appetizer Reception; 7 pm - Dinner catered by The Savoy Grill; 8 pm Pride Program and Awards.

Sponsorship for the Pride Banquet
Sponsorship will defray the cost of the banquet. Names of contributors will be printed in the evening program. Click the Sponsorship tab for an explanation. Sponsorships must be received by Wednesday, June 17, 2015, to be included in the program.

Award Winners
The Pride Award Selection Committee has reviewed all of the nominations received and determined this year's honorees.

    In 2015, we will honor:
  • Lifetime Achievement Award - Randy Hasso
  • Champion of Pride Award - David Custer
  • Champion of Pride Award - Heather Aviles
  • Rising Star Award - Brandon Errer
  • Rising Star Award - Cara Mitrano
  • Rising Star Award - Jody Liebmann
  • Political Award - U.S. Rep. Dan Kildee
  • Business Award - Planet Fitness of Midland
All past honorees are listed on our Honor Roll page of Saginaw Valley LGBT Pride Award recipients.

Historic and Memorable Evening
Famous activist Frank Kameny coined the phrase "Gay is Good" in 1968, a year before Stonewall. Pride Banquet attendees will understand indeed what he meant. Please join us in this historic and memorable evening.