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Rockford Area Pride Committee Opens Entries for 2024 Pride Parade


Rockford, Jan. 17, 2024 – The Rockford Area Pride Committee is excited to announce the commencement of entries for the 2024 Pride Parade, scheduled to take place on June 1, 2024. This vibrant and inclusive celebration promises to be a joyous event, bringing together the community to showcase unity and support for LGBTQ+ rights.

Key details for participation are as follows:

  • Entry Deadline: Entries for the 2024 Pride Parade must be submitted along with the respective entry fee by May 1, 2024.

  • Entry Fee:

    • $100 for for-profit and political units

    • $50 for non-profit and government units

  • Donation to The LIAM Foundation: A significant portion of the proceeds from the Rockford Area Pride Parade will be donated to The LIAM Foundation, contributing to their valuable work in the community.

  • Contact for Press Inquiries: For media inquiries, please contact Phyllis Gallisath, Executive Director of The LIAM Foundation, at or (331) 303-0818.

"We are thrilled to invite everyone to join us for the 2024 Rockford Area Pride Parade, a celebration that promotes Celebration, Remembrance, and Unity. Your participation and support help make our community stronger and more inclusive," said Andrew J. Mertzenich, Chair of the Rockford Area Pride Committee.

To submit entries and for more information, please visit or contact

About The Rockford Area Pride Committee:

The Rockford Area Pride Committee is dedicated to organizing and promoting events that celebrate the LGBTQ+ community and foster a culture of inclusivity, acceptance, and equality.

About The LIAM Foundation:

The LIAM Foundation is a non-profit organization whose mission is to encourage, heal, and empower the LGBTQIA+ community in Northern Illinois through Love, Integrity, Advocacy, and Mentorship.

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