Statement on Pride in Barrie
Fierté Simcoe Pride has received word from the City of Barrie’s Creative Economy Department that our application has been approved to host the Pride festival in Barrie on Sunday, August 11! This festival will be organized by the community-led Barrie Sub-Committee, and supported by FSP. This will be the closing event for our eighth annual county-wide Pride festivities, which runs from July 29 to August 11.
If your business or organization would like to be a part of this event or any other events during Pride, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
More details will follow.
The Board of Directors
Fierté Simcoe Pride
SIMCOE COUNTY PRIDE AWARDS
SIMCOE COUNTY, ON — June 10, 2019 — Fierté Simcoe Pride (FSP) announces open nominations for the 5th annual Simcoe County Pride Awards, presented during the 8th annual Fierté Simcoe Pride (July 29 - August 11).
The awards recognise the accomplishments of gender and sexually diverse (GSD) individuals, allies, organisations and inclusive businesses. FSP recognises the work of individuals, organisations and businesses that strive to celebrate diversity and promote an inclusion. The Awards will honour a GSD resident and youth, a community, an organisation and business for their contributions that make our county a better place to live, work and grow.
Categories for the awards:
Nominations for the Awards will close July 7, and are submitted by the public using online forms hosted on the FSP website. Nominees will be announced July 15, and recipients in the five categories will be announced at the Awards Gala.
Each submission will be reviewed by the Awards Committee. The award recipients are voted on by a secret ballot by a Jury Panel supervised by the co-chairs of the Committee. The Panel is assembled from members of the Board of Directors and five members of the public. For more information please visit: www.simcoepride.com/pride-awards.html.
Sponsorship opportunities are available for local businesses, individuals and groups to show your Pride by supporting the Awards Gala. Sponsor an award today by contacting FSP.
For questions or comments, please contact:
Brandon Rhéal Amyot | President
Fierté Simcoe Pride
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