History of Spencer Pride, Inc.

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June 2, 2007
1st Annual Spencer Pride Festival

June 7, 2008
2nd Annual Spencer Pride Festival

June, 2008
Spencer Pride, Inc. is incorporated in Indiana as a not-for-profit organization

April, 2009
Spencer Pride, Inc. joins InterPride, the world-wide association of gay pride organizations

April, 2009
Spencer Pride, Inc. joins the Owen County Chamber of Commerce

June 6, 2009
3rd Annual Spencer Pride Festival

June 5, 2010
4th Annual Spencer Pride Festival


October 1-31, 2012
Spencer Pride organizes educational displays in 9 rural public libraries that feature the History of Marriage Equality in the United States

October 17, 2012
Straightlaced Film Screening & Panel Discussion

June 1, 2013
7th Annual Spencer Pride Festival (Theme: Pride 365)
October 1-31, 2013
Spencer Pride organizes educational displays on famous LGBT people in 15 locations including public libraries and school libraries.

October 9, 2013
A Night at the Tivoli - fundraiser featuring "The Birdcage" and performances by the Quarryland Men's Chorus. 

March 1, 2014
Spencer Pride Inc. unveils new logo designed by Grant Shorter Design. 

June 7, 2014
8th Annual Spencer Pride Festival (Theme: Focus on All Families)

(above) Spencer Pride Volunteers are happy to promote the Spencer Pride Festival at other events, including this Fort Wayne Pride in 2010.

(above) Volunteers posed with IU Professor and author Mary L. Gray.  This photo was taken at the Out in the Silence Film Screening & Community Dialogue in October of 2009.

(above) Spencer Pride members took part in the 2011 Safer Sex Condom Crawl to promote a happy and healthy sexual lifestyle.

(above) The 2010 Apple Butter Festival, like the same event the year before, was an ideal place to promote our LGBT History Month Film Screening & Community Dialogue.  In 2010 the film featured was Bullied: A Student, A School, and a Case that Made History

(above) Spencer Pride volunteers, including several foreign exchange students - representing Germany, Pakistan, and Ukraine - dedicated time to help clean up the donated property that the Organization received in the summer of 2011.

(above) The skies were bright and sunny for the 2012 Spencer Pride Festival.

(above) A small child is crowned an impromptu princess by one of the queens performing at the 2013 Spencer Pride Festival.