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The Queer Youth Awards Celebration was Incredible!

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QYAC 2010 Youth
QYAC 2010 Youth Awardees
Outright’s Queer Youth Awards Celebration and Not So Silent Auction was a huge success! Thanks to everyone that attended, we raised over $6000.00 to help support queer youth in Vermont.

Congratulations again to this year’s award recipients:

2010 StandOUT Youth Awardees: Alex Bergeron, Alana Kiyomi Cadence, Morgan Hill, Rose Lucas, Jessi Thomas, and Jake Tuttle

2010 GSA of the Year: Montpelier High School

2010 Volunteer of the Year: Ron Gustafson

2010 Board Member of the Year: Christy Pilsucki

2010 William J. Lippert Jr. Leadership Award: Lil Venner

Special thanks to our event sponsors: Main Street Landing, Physician’s Computer Company, and Seven Days. Thanks, too, to the amazing businesses that donated food for the event, including: American Flatbread (who donated a server too! Thanks, Mo!), Church & Main, Catering by Dale, Salt, My Little Cupcake, Souza’s, and many other individuals, including Moretti, Diane, Claire, Annie, Christy, Sarah, and Becky. Thanks to Don Eggert for coordinating the food and to Moretti, Corrine, Sam, and Meghan for making sure everything was beautiful and ready to serve.

Many local businesses donated fabulous items to Outright’s Not So Silent Auction and we appreciate their support. Please help support the businesses that support Outright. A more detailed list will be available soon.

Enormous appreciation to DJ Llu; Erin Maguire; to the Outright youth, Board, staff, and volunteers; and to the larger Outright community for making this event so successful. More pictures will be coming soon.

Thanks again!

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