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A Special Thanks Thanks to a group of dedicated committee members and our major sponsors, we have been able to bring six days of activities and events to help empower the Las Vegas Transgender community and our allies. We are committed to making Las Vegas TransPride cost effective to our Transgender community, as we realize the struggle that many of us share, as we try to live on little or no income. Therefore, the planning committee of Las Vegas TransPride has strived to put on an event that would have little cost to individuals in our community. Please take time to acknowledge our major sponsors this year, as we say thanks to, Metropolitan Community Church of Las Vegas, who has helped Las Vegas TransPride in our outreach into the community, by opening space to our community by working with us in creating Transcending the Gender Box, which is a drop-in-center that caters to Trans* specific needs. I would also like to say thank you to Ernie Yuen and the Las Vegas Pride committee, who has graciously opened their arms to Las Vegas TransPride as, they try and work across the community and reaching out the Trans* expansive community. In doing so, they allowed Las Vegas TransPride to be visible at the Pride events, so we could outreach into our own community. Ernie and the Pride committee, realizes the importance of being an ally to the Trans* expansive community, as they allowed us to do out-reach and not set out to snag the Trans related events away from the Trans community, but to provide the space necessary so we can have events for our community, ran by Trans organizations. This is a valuable lesson that many non-trans led organizations can follow suit on. Ernie and the Pride committee are working diligently to empower and give us the tools necessary to make the Trans community a self-viable source. If you would like to become a sponsor of Las Vegas TransPride, please check out our sponsor page on the website. You can also donate anytime during the event, as there will be a donation drop box available throughout the event, every dollar goes back into the funding of Las Vegas TransPride and Transcending the Gender Box. Thank you to all our vendors and merchants, who have made a commitment, by supporting our event and bringing their resources or merchandise, under one roof, allowing us to see who supports our community. So please stop by on Saturday, November 18, 2017 from 11:00 am until 5:00 pm during our vendor fair and festival to help support businesses and organizations who are proud to be a part of the Transgender/ Genderqueer community. Thank you to the core committee members who have been faithful in making sure this year’s event would come together. Thank you, Kaneda Yoshida for pouring your heart and soul into your graphic arts work, by designing the flyers and advertisements for the various events. Thank you, Annamaria Walsh for stepping up and doing whatever needs to be done and giving 110%. Thank you, Bobbie Miller for volunteering to open Transcending the Gender Box on Monday’s and Fridays. Special thanks to Donna Weiss, who has been a committed member of our committee, but had to deal with her personal illness this year, and couldn’t be with us through much of the planning as normal. We look forward for your comeback. Lastly, thank you to a supportive husband who supports me through this journey! We like to thank all the entertainers who are freely giving and sharing of your talents, we cannot say thank you enough, for your commitment to make a change in our community. Thank you, Missy Parker, and Deena Kaye Rose for your unending commitment to Las Vegas TransPride, and helping us entertain the community and the world around us. Finally, to everyone, in the past and who will come out and join us each day during the events to participate in Las Vegas TransPride; without your support, this event, would not be possible. You are the celebrity, as you live out each day your authentic and true lives. Sincerely,

Jamie Lee Sprague-Ballou BECOMING A CHANGE IN THE COMMUNITY! 1140 Almond Tree Lane # 305 Las Vegas, NV 89104 702-420-1294

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