PRIDE Day Equality Project

Meeting Minutes April 6 2008


Present: Jer, Rebecca, Tim, Todd, Mel

Minutes of the March 9, 2008 meeting are approved by unanimous vote.

Financial report:

Checking: $2326.23

CapOne: $6396.21

CafePress: $11.92

Total: $8,734.36

Pending income:

Pending expenses:


Pre-event income percentages as of 4-5-08

Booths 37%

Grants 16%

Sponsorships 36%

Program Ads 0%

Queerline March

Will march from downtown to Pride event
break ribbon to open pride
Kitty Piercy is confirmed for opening the event

Vendor Report
--- Salem pride food (date 8-2-08)

23 spaces filled

Entertainment Report

Eye-Beam can do a 20x20 for around $375

Possibility of a portable stage from Corvallis?
wrap up on entertainers

Sista’s in the Pit signed.

Les Dance would like a short stage time.

Sponsorship Report
Main Stage Queer Eugene $750 in hand
American Family Insurance $500 in hand
Portland PRIDE $500 pledged
We will contribute to $100 each to Salem and Medford Prides

Marketing Report
RG ad
Todd will start with press releases
We will get a new banner, sized to fit the front of a table so 6 feet long. We should contact Gil about possibly doing it.

Info and pics have been sent to Curve and Advocate

Raffle Report – Jer will contact Denise

City Liason Report
transportation...bus charter? Laidlaw is in ownership transition so unlikely

Possibly get vans from UO – women’s center?


Web Report:

Add Sista’s to entertainment page

Sponsorship Logos, AmFam off website, QueerEug Jer will send, Pride Northwest


GBLT History Display: Irkutsk is Eugene’s Eastern European sister city.

We will set aside a booth space.

Poster boards – Eugene history, other Prides

The following are planned:

Trip to Medford PRIDE
Trip to Salem PRIDE, Jer will have a table there
Pdx parade


Next meeting May 4 at 1:00 PM, Q Center