PRIDE PARADE                                                 

2016 PRIDE PARADE LINE OF MARCH – UPDATED LIST
(Organizations and local & national businesses featuring their LGBT employee groups)

1    Intro–Banner/Orlando Photos/Color Guard (Scouts for Equality)/Grand Marshal Monica Raymund with Clandestina – cars/walkers
2    Friends of the Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame - float/car/walkers
3    Puerto Rican Cultural Center – Vida/SIDA – float/walkers
4    La Casa Norte w/Bank of America LGBT Pride Chicago group – trolley/walkers
5    Nettelhorst School – golf cart/walkers
6    Chicago Waldorf School – bus/walkers
7    Near North Montessori School – bus/walkers
8    Erie Family Health Center - walkers
9    American Veterans for Equal Rights/Jesse Brown VA Medical Center –car/walkers
10    Gay, Lesbian and Supporting Sailors (G.L.A.S.S.) – walkers
11    Lakeside Pride Music Ensembles – band w/van
12    Lesbian Gay Police Association/GOAL Chicago-float & police superintendent rep - car
13    Folia Brasil – walkers
14    Entry lines up on Sheridan: Organized Chaos Chicago – motorcycles w/Jeep
15    Elected Officials and candidates for elective office – walkers
16    Entry lines up on Sheridan: Bikes and Mics - motorcycles
17    ABC7 Chicago – float
18    Chicago Teachers Union, Local 1 – float/walkers
19    Chicago Black Gay Men’s Caucus – car/walkers
20    Equality Illinois/Coca Cola Company – float/walkers
21    Uber Technologies – float/walkers
22    Trevor Project - walkers
23    Angles Pride Youth Program (formerly LINKS) – walkers
24    City Colleges of Chicago – float/walkers
25    Lambda Legal & Salesforce – float/walkers
26    UCAN – truck/walkers
27    Balloons by Tommy, LLC – bus/walkers
28    BP Products North America (Pride Business Resource Group) – bus/walkers
29    Chicago Gender Society & ChiChapter – float
30    Heels & Hardhats Contracting & Chicago Area Construction Trade Unions - truck
31    Chicago Gay Hockey Association – SUV/walkers
32    Chicago Dragons Rugby Football Team – walkers
33    Center on Halsted – float/walkers
34    AARP – trolley
35    Lakeview East Chamber of Commerce – float/walkers
36    MB Financial Bank – trolley/walkers
37    LGBT Chamber of Commerce of IL – trolley
38    PAWS Chicago – float/walkers
39    Windy City Cowboys – pickup truck/walkers
40    Hyatt Hotels Corporation (HyPride Business Resource Group) – float/walkers
41    R.O.T.C. (Righteously OUTrageous Twirling Corps) – pickup truck/walkers
42     Comcast Cable Communication (Out Chicago) & NBC Universal – double decker bus/walkers
43    Telemundo Chicago – float/walkers
44    Chicago Spirit Brigade with Youth Outlook – SUV/walkers
45    Howard Brown Health, Chicago House, TPAN/Ride for AIDS/Affinity Community Services – float/walkers
46    PFLAG Council of Northern Illinois; Johnson & Johnson – trailer/walkers
47    Navigant (LGBTA employee resource group) – float/walkers
48    Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center – trolley/walkers
49    Sidetrack – float/walkers
50    AIDS Healthcare Foundation/South Side Help Center – bus/walkers
51    WGN Television – float/walkers
52    WGN Radio with Jewel Foods – float/walkers
53    Asians & Friends Chicago – float/walkers
54    LEAGUE at AT&T Chicago Chapter – float/walkers
55    Univision Chicago – float/walkers
56    Chicago Coalition of Welcoming Churches – van/walkers
57    Unity in Chicago – trolley/walkers
58    Episcopal Diocese of Chicago – vehicle/walkers
59    Dignity/Chicago – Jeep/walkers
60    A Church 4 Me MCC – flatbed/walkers
61    Congregation Or Chadash & Am Kesaet of Temple Sholom  - float/walkers
62    Beth Hillel Congregation Bnai Emunah – SUV/walkers
63    Anti-Defamation League & Consulate General of Israel to the Midwest (Consulate of Israel) – float/walkers
64    Elmhurst College – van/walkers
65    Nike (LGBT & Friends Employee Network) & OutSports (Be True Out Sports)-walkers
66    Athletic Alliance of Chicago – float/walkers
67    Chicago Smelts Swim Team – float/walkers
68    Chicago Metropolitan Sports Association – float
69    GRAB Magazine – float
70    Human Rights Campaign – vehicle/walkers
71    Wells Fargo & Co (Pride Chicago Team) & Chicago Gay Men’s Chorus-float/walkers
72    Chicago Boyz – double decker bus
73    Robert Jeffrey Hair Studio – float
74    Chicago Cubs – float
75    OUT CHICAGO/@ Properties – float/walkers
76    KPMG LLP (pride@kpmg) – trolley/walkers
77    PepsiCo (EQUAL) – double decker bus
78    Roscoe’s Tavern – flatbed
79    Chicago Fire Soccer Club & Section 8 Chicago NFP – firetruck/walkers
80    Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center – float
81    BMO Harris Bank (LGBT Employee Group) & Chicago Bulls – float/walkers
82    Rush Pride/Rush University – float/walkers
83    Presence Saint Joseph Hospital – trolley
84    Alcala’s Western Wear/Bisexual Queer Alliance Chicago – float/walkers
85    Chicago Northside Toyota – trolley
86    Orbitz – Jeep/walkers
87    National Gay Pilots Association – flatbed/walkers
88    PRIDE EBRG American Airlines – golf cart mini plane/walkers
89    Boeing Company (BEAGLES Chicago) – pickup truck/walkers
90    United Airlines (EQUAL) – truck/walkers
91    Rainbow Special Interest Group of Chicago Area Mensa – vehicle/walkers
92    WXRT (93XRT) & Four Seasons Heating & Cooling – float/walkers
93    Trojan – float/walkers
94    LA Tan – float/walkers
95    Lurie Children’s Hospital – walkers
96    Flaggots Ohio – SUV/walkers
97    WCIU, The U – double decker bus
98    I Heart Media-WKSC 103.5 KISS FM & Redd’s Apple Ale – float
99    Purdue University LGBTQ+ Student Alliance - walkers
100    Chicago Leather Pride – truck/walkers
101    Foreskin Pride – SUV/walkers
102    Hell in a Handbag Productions – flatbed/walkers
103    Phoenix Bar & Nightclub – float
104    DePaul University – walkers
105    Gay Liberation Network – pickup truck/walkers
106    Chicago NOW – car/walkers
107    About Face Theatre - walkers
108    Fox 32 Chicago – float/walkers
109    Thousand Waves Martial Arts & Self Defense Center NFP – walkers
110    Fantasy Nightclub – float/walkers
111    Stages Music Hall aka Smart Bar – float/walkers
112    SEIU Illinois Council – float
113    Civis Analytics – walkers
114    Broadway In Chicago – float/walkers
115    McGrath Lexus of Chicago – float/walkers
116    Mercy for Animals – SUV/walkers
117    Local 881 United Food and Commercial Workers – float/walkers
118    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois – float/walkers
119    Accenture and Avanade (LGBT groups) – double decker bus/walkers
120    Astellas US LLC – float/walkers
121    Northrop Grumman Corp (Pride in Diversity Alliance [PrIDA])–trolley/walkers
122    United Way of Metropolitan Chicago – float/walkers
123    Walgreens – pickup truck/walkers
124    Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc. (Take Pride) – float/walkers
125    Aon Plc/Aon Service Corporation - walkers
126    Thresholds – float/walkers
127    LinkedIn (Out@in) – SUV/walkers
128    UNITEHERE Local 1 – float/walkers
129    Lakeshore Recycling Systems – truck/walkers
130    FCB Chicago – float/walkers
131    Baxter Healthcare Corporation (Baxter Equality Network) – trolley/walkers
132    ReMarked Salon/Concept Effects - trolley
133    JPMorgan Chase (Pride Chicago) – float/walkers
134    Lakeshore Beverage – car/walkers
135    Sears Holding Corporation (PRIDE) – float/walkers
136    Starbucks (Pride Alliance) – Range Rover/walkers
137    Allstate Insurance Co. (PRIDE Employee Resource Group) – float/walkers
138    Gerber Collision & Glass – van/walkers
139    Deloitte LLP (Deloitte Chicago Inclusion Council) – float/walkers
140    Siemens Corporation (Siemens Pride) – trolley/walkers
141    Mars “Pride” Team – float/walkers
142    Discover Financial Services – trolley/walkers
143    Chicago Athletic Clubs – float/walkers
144    Bloomingdale’s - walkers
145    Thompson Chicago hotel – float/walkers
146    Chicago Apartment Finders Leasing Division of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage–car/walkers
147    Tyson Foods, Inc. (Tyson Pride Network) – extended float/walkers
148    Marriott International (ONE) - walkers
149    Groupon – float/walkers
150    Tesla Motors – car/walkers
151    JLL – float/walkers
152    TD Ameritrade – pickup truck/walkers
153    Tree House Humane Society and Heal Veterinary Clinic – float/walkers
154    Gap Inc. (Gap GEAR-Gay Employee, Allies & Resources) - walkers
155    CME Group, Inc. (PRIDE) – float/walkers
156    W.W. Grainger, Inc. (Equality Alliance Business Resource Group) – SUV/walkers
157    Fitness Formula Clubs – flatbed/walkers
158    Constellation Brands – double decker bus
159    Pandora Internet Radio – Chicago Office (Chicago Pride) – truck/walkers
160    ComEd – Bucket truck/walkers