www.sfpride.org SF Pride Email Newsletter: Issue #33: 08.01.05

SF Pride Needs Your Input!
35th Annual San Francisco LGBT Pride Parade & Celebration - 06.25/26.05

In this issue:

The Community Vote – Cast it now!
A Call For 2006 Theme Suggestions
SF Pride 2005 Parade Awards
Input Sought – San Francisco Pride Magazine 2005
Save the Date: SFLGBT Pride 2006

The Community Vote – Cast it now!

Ever year the SF Pride Committee puts it out to the community to vote on several different categories for Parade. Plug in your memory sticks, and cast your vote in the following categories…

Absolutely Fabulous Marching Contingent
Absolutely Fabulous Musical Contingent
Absolutely Fabulous Theme Contingent

How to vote: Please [CLICK HERE]. All voting must be complete on or before Thursday, August 11, 2005.

A Call For 2006 Theme Suggestions

We are reaching out to YOU for 2006 theme ideas. For examples from our past, please visit our website at www.sfpride.org and click on “Heritage/Photo Gallery.” The deadline for submitting your theme suggestion is on or before noon Pacific Standard Time - Friday, September 16, 2005. Any theme submitted will be voted upon at our annual general meeting that same month. To submit, please email your idea to info@sfpride.org, be sure to reference “2006 Theme Suggestion.”

The winner will receive the following recognition: A 60 word article about them in our eNewsletter, April 2006 edition. What's more, your name will be added to our event team list for the Pride Magazine, Guide and Pocket Pride. You will be listed as Theme Provider.

SF Pride 2005 Parade Awards

The San Francisco Pride presented yet another wonderful parade – full of stunning and vibrant contingents. The parade judges found themselves in a quandary deciding – but decided on this year’s awardees for the following categories:

Absolutely Fabulous:
   SFLGBT Pride Committee Theme float
   Gay Men's Chorus
   SF Fire Department
   Leather Pride

Absolutely Outrageous:
   San Francisco School of Samba
   Unitarian Universalist Church of Berkeley
   NorCal Waste
   Wak Shack
   Gold's Gym

Absolutely Fabulous Individual:
   Jose "Widow Norton" Sarria
   Donna Sachet
   Juanita More
   Mark Leno

Absolutely Fabulous Street Act:
   Cheer SF
   Balloon Magic
   Loco Bloco/GSA Network Alliance
   SF Dept. of Public Health

Absolutely Fabulous Visiting Contingent:
   Righteously Outrageous Twirling Corp
   La Clinica de la Raza
   West Hollywood Cheer

Input Sought – San Francisco Pride Magazine 2005

San Francisco Pride would like to know your feedback on the 2005 Pride Magazine. Please let us know what you thought about it, what do you like (or not) and why? Please, constructive well thought out criticism is appreciated! The deadline for your input is on or before September 10, 2005. Please send your thoughts to info@sfpride.org and reference “Input on SF Pride Magazine 2005.” We look forward to reading your comments!

Save the Date: SFLGBT Pride 2006

Please be sure to mark your calendar for next year’s event which will take place on Saturday, June 24, 2006 and Sunday, June 25, 2006. As always, we are already planning an even more fantastic celebration and parade!

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