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3rd Annual PRIDE Legacy Awards - Thursday, 28 May 2015 - Vancouver Pride Society -

Reminder: 3rd Annual PRIDE Legacy Awards

Thursday, 28 May 2015

The 3rd Annual PRIDE Legacy Awards, honouring outstanding members of Vancouverís LGBTQ+ community.

What: 3rd Annual PRIDE Legacy Awards
When: May 28, 2015
Time: 5:30 PM to 10:00 PM
Where: Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre,
Vancouver, BC
Tickets: Eventbrite

The Vancouver PRIDE Society invites you to come out to support and celebrate some of the leading lights in Vancouver's LGBTQ+ community by attending the PRIDE Legacy Awards. Based on the eight-colour rainbow flag created by Gilbert Baker, the eight awards will be presented to outstanding community members. Recipients are chosen by a selection committee of representatives from community organizations throughout Vancouver after being nominated by members of the public.

The short awards ceremony includes an all-ages reception with a cash bar and appetizers provided by Cocktails & Canapes, with an art show featuring LGBTQ+ artists from around the city. There will be a fundraising prize draw. and entertainment will be provided by the Vancouver Circus School.

The PRIDE Legacy Awards is an opportunity to highlight some of the important, amazing work being done within Vancouver to address many of the challenges and issues facing our community. While we have made significant strides towards equality and equity, there are still battles to be fought and it is important to draw attention to those at the forefront.

Poster: PRIDE Legacy Awards - May 28, 2015 -
The PRIDE Legacy Awards:
Eight awards will be presented to outstanding community members who have contributed to Vancouverís LGBTQ+ community. Each award corresponds to a colour of the original eight colour flag and its meaning when artist Gilbert Baker first created the queer icon.

Pink - Sexuality (Sexual Health+HIV/AIDS Awareness)
This award recognizes an individual whose work has promoted sexual health.

Red - Life (Lifetime Achievement)
This award recognizes an outstanding individual whose work has enriched Vancouver's LGBTQ+ community. Individuals must have dedicated at least 10 years of volunteer service to one or more organizations that promotes one or more of the Vancouver Pride Society's core values.

Orange - Healing (Sports)
This award recognizes an outstanding individual whose work in sports has enriched, or raised the profile of, Vancouverís LGBTQ+ community.

Yellow - Sunlight (Volunteer of the Year)
This award recognizes an outstanding individual whose work has elevated the profile and prominence of Vancouver's LGBTQ+ community.

Green - Environment (Safe Spaces)
This award recognizes an outstanding individual whose work has promoted safer spaces in our schools, communities, and celebrations to ensure everyone can feel safe and be Proud.

Turquoise - Art (Art)
The award recognizes an outstanding queer artist whose work has created dialogue around a key social issue in Vancouverís LGBTQ+ Community.

Blue - Harmony (Community Leaders)
The award recognizes an outstanding individual that has dedicated endless hours as a board member to create real lasting change in Vancouver's LGBTQ+ Community through their volunteerism. Eligible nominees include individuals who retired within five years of the award date and individuals who will retire before the award date. The nominator must be a senior.

Purple - Spirit (Youth)
The award recognizes an outstanding youth who embodies the Spirit of Pride. This award is intended to highlight the work of young people to promote Vancouver's LGBTQ+ community and create stronger, equal, communities. -


Vancouver PRIDE Society
Phone: 604-687-0955

About The Vancouver PRIDE Society (VPS)

The Vancouver Pride Society brings together members of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Two-Spirited and Queer community, their friends, allies and supporters in celebration!

We represent the unique culture and spirit of our community by producing quality, inclusive events such as the Pride Parade and Festival.

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