PRIDE PARADE                                                 

2018 PRIDE PARADE LINE OF MARCH –
Organizations, local businesses and national/corporate businesses with their LGBT Employee Groups (often referred to as ERG: employee resource groups) or BRG (business resource groups):

1. Intro–Banner/Color Guard (Scouts for Equality) – car w/walkers
2. Puerto Rican Cultural Center - VIDA/SIDA with Grand Marshal – float w/walkers
3. Project VIDA, Inc – truck w/walkers
4. Nettelhorst School – golf cart w/walkers and Near North Montessori School – bus w/walkers
5. Erie Family Health Center and Youth Services Pride Youth Program - walkers
6. Chicago Waldorf School – school bus w/walkers
7. Francis W. Parker School and Catherine Cook School – jeep w/walkers
8. American Veterans for Equal Rights (AVER), Jesse Brown VA LGBTQ/A Association & Hines VA. - car/flag/walkers
9. Lakeside Pride Music Ensembles – band w/van
10. Lesbian Gay Police Assoc./GOAL/Police/FBI – float/car/truck
11. Chicago Gender Society and Chi-Chapter – float
12. Heels and Hardhats Contracting & union reps – dump truck/trailer
13. Chicago Black Gay Men’s Caucus – walkers / 13a Nu Phi Zeta Fraternity Inc. (Lake Region) - walkers
14. Folia Brasil - dancers
15. Center on Halsted and U.S. Bank (U.S. Bank - LBGT SPECTRUM Employee Resource Group) – float w/walkers
16. PFLAG – trolley w/walkers and AARP - trolley
17. Equality Illinois – float w/walkers
18. Lambda Legal – float w/walkers
19. Asians & Friends Chicago – float w/walkers
20. Entry lines up on Sheridan:  Elected Officials and candidates for elective office – walkers
20A. Entry lines up on Sheridan: Motorcycles incl. OrganizedChaosChgo: Bikes&Mics:ChgoGayBikers:FitnessFormulaClubs
21. Illinois Bicentennial, Wintrust Bank, Illinois Office of Tourism (Friends of the Illinois Bicentennial) – float w/walkers
22. Obama Foundation – double decker bus w/walkers
23. Chicago Cubs – float w/walkers
24. ABC 7 Chicago – float/van w/walkers
25. Chicago Teachers Union Local 1 - float
26. Rainbow SIG Chicago Area Mensa – float w/walkers and ROTC Chicago – truck/walkers
27. Balloons by Tommy, LLC – bus w/walkers
28. BP Products North America, Inc. (BP Pride Business Resource Group) – trolley w/walkers
29. LGBT Chamber of Commerce of Illinois – bus w/walkers & MB Financial Bank – trolley/walkers
30. Business Partners, The Chamber for Uptown – float w/walkers
31. Lakeview East Chamber of Commerce – float w/walkers
32. Howard Brown Health – float w/walkers
33. MAC AIDS Fund/MAC Cosmetics – walkers
34. Chicago Area HIV Integrated Service Council – trolley w/walkers
35. TPAN – vehicle w/walkers
36. Chicago Gay Hockey Association & Chicago Dragons Rugby – truck w/walkers
37. MKTG INC./Smirnoff (Diageo ERG/Rainbow Network) – double decker bus w/walkers
38. Comcast Xfinity Incl.: NBC 5 Chicago & Telemundo Chicago (OUT Chicago at Comcast) - Float
39. Second City Outlaws (Second City Country Dance Association) – truck w/walkers
40. Sidetrack & Chicago Spirit Brigade – float w/walkers
41. Univision Chicago – float w/walkers
42. Roscoe's Tavern – flatbed w/walkers
43. Robert Jeffrey Hair Studio – float w/walkers
44. WGN Television – float w/walkers
45. WGN Radio with Jewel Foods – float w/walkers
46. LEAGUE at AT&T Chicago Chapter – float w/walkers
47. Chicago Coalition of Welcoming Churches – panel truck w/walkers
48. Elmhurst College & Bodhi Spiritual Center – mini bus w/walkers
49. Athletic Alliance of Chicago – float w/walkers
50. Chicago Smelts – float w/walkers
51. Chicago Metropolitan Sports Association (CMSA) – float w/walkers
52. Temple Sholom of Chicago - Or Chadash/Jewish Reconstructionist Congregation/Beth Hillel Congregation Bnai Emunah/TempleJudea Mizpah/Congregation Beth Shalom – float w/walkers
53. Anti-Defamation League – float w/walkers
54. Walgreen Co & LEGACY PROJECT (Walgreens PRIDE Alliance: LGBTQ Business Resource Group) – truck w/walkers
55. Human Rights Campaign – vehicle w/walkers
56. PayPal & PRIDE FILMS & PLAYS (PayPal Pride, represented by Braintree & Venmo) – truck w/walkers
57. Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center – trolley w/walkers
58. ACLU of Illinois & Planned Parenthood – trolley w/walkers
59. Rush (Rush LGBTQ Leadership Council and Rush Pride) – float w/walkers
60. Thousand Waves Marshal Arts &Self-Defense Center – truck w/walkers
61. Chicago Gay Men’s Chorus & Uber (Uber Pride Employee Resource Group) – float w/walkers
62. Civis Analytics – walkers
63. Mercedes – Benz (Pride Media – Out Magazine) – SUV w/walkers
64. Broadway In Chicago – float w/walkers
65. T-Mobile & ABOUT FACE THEATRE (T-Mobile PRIDE & ALLIES Network) – float w/walkers
66. Mars & WINDY CITY PERFORMING ARTS – float w/walkers
67. Thresholds – float w/walkers
68. Entry lines up on Sunnyside Street:  University walkers:  UIC; DePaul; Northwestern; U of C
69. GRAB Magazine - float
70. WP Narrative/BET – float w/walkers
71. National Gay Pilots Association – flatbed w/walkers
72. United Airlines, Inc. (EQUAL) – float w/walkers
73. American Airlines (PRIDE Chicago EBRG) – golf cart mini plane w/walkers
74. Boeing Company (Boeing Employee Pride Alliance [BEPA]) – float w/walkers
75. Orbitz (GUIDE) – vehicle w/walkers
76. Evanston Subaru in Skokie – Subaru w/walkers
77. WXRT (Entercom Radio Chicago)/Tito's Handmade Vodka/Four Seasons Heating/Air Conditioning/Blue Man Group – float w/walkers
78. SEIU Illinois – float w/walkers
79. Local 881 United Food and Commercial Workers – float w/walkers
80. UNITE HERE Local 1 – float w/walkers
81. Chicago Fire Soccer Club & Section 8 Chicago NFP – firetruck w/walkers
82. WCPT 820/Mega Pros Home/Team Hochberg/Liberty Auto City/SAG-AFTRA – float w/walkers
83. Nuns 4 Fun Entertainment/Late Nite Catechism – float w/walkers
84. Chicago Boyz – double decker bus w/walkers
85. KISS FM 103.5 + AbbVie- float w/walkers
86. Chicago Northside Toyota – double decker bus w/walkers
87. ComEd (PRIDE Employee Resource Group) – bucket truck w/walkers
88. Weigel Broadcasting Co. - WCIU, The U – double decker bus w/walkers
89. United Way of Metropolitan Chicago (United Pride) – float w/walkers
90. Hyatt Hotel Corporation (HyPRIDE Business Resource Group) – float w/walkers
91. Chicago Women In Trades – truck w/walkers
92. Ravinia Festival – trolley w/walkers
93. ForeskinPride.org – panel van w/walkers
94. Bank of America (Bank of America LGBT PRIDE CHICAGO) w/ LA CASA NORTE – float w/walkers
95. Queen! at Smart Bar – float w/walkers
96. Chicago Leather/Fetish Pride – flatbed truck w/walkers
97. Fox 32 Chicago – float w/walkers
98. Mercy for Animals – float w/walkers
99. Nexus Radio, G2 Crowd – float
100. Veterinary Specialy Center – float/walkers
101. Gerber Collision & Glass – van w/walkers
102. LA Tan – float w/walkers
103. B96 – float w/walkers
104. Gay Liberation Network – pickup truck w/walkers
105. Bloomingdale’s – walkers
106. Facebook Chicago – float w/walkers
107. Salesforce (OUTFORCE) – float/walkers
108. Chicago Bulls & BMO Harris Bank (BMO PRIDE US) – float w/walkers
109. Starbucks (STARBUCKS PRIDE ALLIANCE) – car w/walkers
110. KPMG LLP (PRIDE@KPMG) – double decker bus w/walkers
111. PepsiCo (EQUAL) – double decker bus w/walkers
112. Johnson & Johnson (OPEN & OUT) - walkers
113. JPMorgan Chase Bank & Co. (PRIDE Illinois) – float w/walkers
114. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (PRIDE ALLIANCE) – float w/walkers
115. Nordstrom – walkers
116. Pandora +agencyEA - (Pandora PRIDE) – double decker bus w/walkers
117. Astellas Pharma US, Inc.  (TAO - Together as One) – float w/walkers
118. Navigant (NAVPride) – float w/walkers
119. Kraft Heinz (LGBT Business Resource Group) – company mobile w/walkers
120. FCB Chicago – float w/walkers
121. Accenture LLP   (LGBT ERG - Employee Resource Group) – double decker bus w/walkers
122. Baxter Healthcare Corporation    (Baxter EQUALITY NETWORK) – trolley w/walkers
123. Hulu, LLC (Pride in Hulu – [employee club]) - walkers
124. Groupon – trolley w/walkers
125. Siemens/Siemens Healthineers (Siemens PRIDE NETWORK) – trolley w/walkers
126. CME Group (PRIDE [Promoting Rights, Inclusion, Diversity and Equality]) – float w/walkers
127. Discover Financial Services (Pride LGBTQ and Allies Network) – trolley w/walkers
128. LinkedIn (OUT@IN) – trolley w/walkers
129. Deloitte LLP (DELOITTE CHICAGO INCLUSION COUNCIL) – float w/walkers-
130. Google, Inc. – double decker bus w/walkers
131. Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc.   (TAKE PRIDE) – trolley w/walkers
132. Chipotle Mexican Grill – double decker bus w/walkers
133. Gap Inc. (Gap Gear [GAY EMPLOYEES ALLIES & RESOURCES]) – trolley w/walkers
134. Liberty Mutual (PRIDE at Liberty) - walkers
135. Anheuser-Busch In-Bev (Bud Light) – float w/walkers
136. Goose Island Beer Co. – bus w/walkers
137. Tyson Foods (Tyson Foods PRIDE NETWORK) – float w/walkers
138. Allstate (Allstate PRIDE) – float w/walkers
139. Constellation Brands – Corona double decker bus
140. JLL (BUILDING PRIDE LGBT + BUSINESS NETWORK) – float w/walkers
141. AIG – walkers
142. Macy’s, Inc. – trolley/walkers
143. TD Ameritrade (DIVERSITY & INCLUSION) – float w/walkers
144. Huntington Bank (LGBTA NETWORK) – ice cream van w/walkers
145. Nike (Nike LGBT & Friends Employee Network) – walkers
146. Peapod, LLC – truck w/walkers
147. Verizon Wireless (GLOBE) - walkers
148. Hertz Corporation (PRIDE & ALLIES ERG) – car w/walkers
149. Lyft (LYFT OUT) – jeep w/walkers
150. Hiltons of Chicago – car w/walkers