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MISSION: To combine business development, leadership and social action to expand economic opportunities for the LGBT Community and those who support equality for all.

Thursday, January 8, 2009

GSBA's 2008 Business and Humanitarian Award Recipients are....

And...the recipients for the 2008 GSBA Business & Humanitarian Awards are...GSBA: Greater Seattle Business Association - With Pride Since 1981The National LBGT Chamber of the Year Awarded by NGLCC
Business of the Year: MGS Consulting; Owners: Barbara Grant & Maureen McCarthyBusiness Leader of the Year: Neil McDevitt, RBC Wealth ManagementCorporate Citizen of the Year: Jonathan “Mac” Macaranas, VP, Community & External Affairs, WaMuNew Business of the Year: Poco Wine Room; Owners: Peter Moore & Bart Reynolds
Nonprofit of the Year: Families Like Ours; Executive Director: David Wing-KovarikOurSpace@theGSBA where everyone is welcomeCommunity Leader of the Year: Audrey Haberman, Executive Director, Pride Foundation
President's Award: Gary CollinsSpecial Recognition: Green Trailblazer, Vic Opperman, Opperman DesignsSpecial Recognition: The Late Reverend Gwen Hall Visionary AwardBusiness and Humanitarian Award Sponsors: Goodwill,, RBC Wealth Management, 'mo magazine
Please join us at the 28th Annual GSBA Business and Humanitarian Awards Banquet Thursday, February 19, 2009 5:30pm. Seattle Marriott Waterfront, 2100 Alaskan Way. Cost: Table of Ten $1200, Members $120, Nonmember $135, Students $50Emcee: Gary Tucker, Pacific Northwest Ballet; Keynote: Charlie Rounds, President, RSVP Vacations; Entertainment: Sensible Shoes
Register online at or call 206.363.9188Annual Event Sponsors: Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Countryside Floral and Garden, Girlie Press, Ketcham Design, Redwood Creek Winery, Team Photogenic
Congratulations to all the nominees and recipients!

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