24th Annual Pride Picnic Recap

from NW PA Pride Alliance

On Saturday, June 4, 2016, over 230 people attended the 24th Annual Erie Pride Picnic held at the Rotary Pavilion at Presque Isle State Park. The event was put on by NW PA Pride Alliance.
 Photos are by Andrea and Erie Gay News photographer Deb Spilko.

Organizations with tables at the event included Canine Partners for Life, Community United Church, Crime Victim Center of Erie County, Erie Sisters & Brothers Transgender Support Group, French Creek Counseling Services, Iadeluca Chiropractic Center, Lake Erie Counseling Associates, LBT Women, Mental Health Association of Northwestern Pennsylvania, Monacella Massage & Kinesiology, Peace Corps, Persad Center, Sam's Club, TransFamily of Erie Transgender Support Group, Whispering Lake Grove

Thanks to volunteers Jeremy and Gary for kitchen organization; Jeff Hill and AJ for additional kitchen help; Audrey and Melanie for the registration table; Johauna for the shirts and merchandise table, Jodi and Finu for the raffle table; Deb Spilko, Kim and Andrea for photography.

Donors providing items for the raffle included Lion's Den, Eerie Horror Fest, Erie Playhouse, Erie Seawolves, Erie Gay News, Drenched Fur, Mental Health Association of NW PA, and Dickey's Barbecue Pit.

Eighty-seven pounds of food was collected for the Second Harvest Food Bank of NW PA.


Also view photos here.

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2016 Major Donors - Thanks!


Dominic M. Sciamanda, D.O.
Erie Gay News
Hospice of Metropolitan Erie


Community Health Net
Drenched Fur
Erie County Department of Health (ECDH)
Erie Sisters & Brothers Transgender Support Group
Greater Erie Alliance for Equality (GEAE)
Karpel Group
Lake Erie Counseling Associates
Lion's Den Adult Super Store

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