Saturday, June 25, 2016

Anchorage PrideFest Photos

I'll let the photos do most of the talking.  I'd note that there were a lot more exhibitors than I recall from last year.

Cormac and Anton were so striking that I asked if I could take a picture and post it here.  They obviously said ok.

I'm afraid most of the other pictures are here more to document some of the organizations that hosted booths, than for the photography.



I first connected with the Alaska Workers Association at a previous PrideFest.  This is a group of volunteers that works to help workers who have no other organized support.













The local branch of Moms Demand Action.




Petroleum Club of Anchorage made its first appearance at a PrideFest.

















National Park Service.
















Hilton Hotels


Dogs of all sizes and shapes were there.















The Anchorage Neighborhood Health Center.
















And there was plenty of food - here's Bear Mace Bites.















AARP Alaska.














There was HIV and Hep C testing.















The Writer's Block Bookstore and Café is coming soon on Spaniard where the old adult books store used to be.  They had architects plans for the new building where writers and readers will be able to hang out, buy books, read, and maybe even write.

They predicted an October opening date.  We'll see.








The Alaska Club.





























More food from Mimi's Kitchen.










Wells Fargo was there.  
















The Family, from the University of Alaska Anchorage.  















And the National Organization for Women.  


There were lots more booths, and I have a video of a candidate for the Assembly that I'll post separately.  At first PrideFest had booths around the perimeter.  But over the years there have been more in the middle as well.  This seems to be the biggest yet.  


Lots of people, lots of rainbows, lots of kids and dogs.  Lots of smiles and lots of people talking.  

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