Steven Sawyer, Executive Director for POCAAN, talks about Past, Present and Future

Steven Sawyer, Executive Director for POCAAN, talks about Past, Present and Future

Share this…Facebook1TwitterLinkedinGoogle+0Reddit0emailby MK Scott I had a chance to chat with Steven Sawyer, POCAAN’s Executive Director, about his plans for the future. MK: Since taking over as Executive Director of POCAAN in March 2017, what have been the highlights? Sawyer: Oh wow, that’s a hard question to answer. My team …

{ICYMI} Village Theatre’s Frank Stilwagner on Fundraising and Development

{ICYMI} Village Theatre’s Frank Stilwagner on Fundraising and Development

Share this…Facebook3TwitterLinkedinGoogle+0Reddit0emailby Aaron Shanks Frank Stilwagner is the Director of Development at Village Theatre in Issaquah and Everett and Co-Chair of Fundraising for the Arts Task Force. Like many professionals who find themselves working in arts administration, Stilwagner began with a passion for performing. “I started performing in Theatre and …

{ICYMI} A Sensible Theatre Co. Revitalizes LGBTQIA+ Inclusive Theatre in Seattle

{ICYMI} A Sensible Theatre Co. Revitalizes LGBTQIA+ Inclusive Theatre in Seattle

Share this…Facebook23TwitterLinkedinGoogle+0Reddit0emailby Aaron Shanks The Alice B. Theatre was founded in 1985 by artistic directors Eric Des O’del (formerly known as Rick Rankin) and Susan Finque as “A gay and lesbian theater for all people.” It was Seattle’s first and perhaps only theater dedicated solely to work by gay and …

{ICYMI} Non-Profit Spotlight: Mary’s Place

{ICYMI} Non-Profit Spotlight: Mary’s Place

Share this…Facebook38TwitterLinkedinGoogle+0Reddit0emailMary’s Place has helped hundreds of women, children, and families, who have moved out of homelessness into more stable situations. Families that hit a bump in the road – a job loss, a rent increase, a medical diagnosis – and lost their homes. The housing crisis in Seattle and …

ICYMI: EXCLUSIVE:  Artistic Director Beth Barrett Sets the Stage for the 44th Annual Seattle International Film Festival

ICYMI: EXCLUSIVE: Artistic Director Beth Barrett Sets the Stage for the 44th Annual Seattle International Film Festival

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinGoogle+0Reddit0emailBy Sara Michelle Fetters With the 44th Seattle International Film Festival (SIFF) scheduled to begin its annual 25-day run on May 17, now seemed like as good as time as any to sit down with Artistic Director Beth Barrett to chat about what’s going on in her life. “Oh, …

29th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in New York: Winners List

29th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in New York: Winners List

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinGoogle+0Reddit0emailby GLAAD – with intro by MK Scott Just a month after I personally attended the first half of the 29th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles (April 12), the second half was held this past Saturday (May 5th) at the New York Midtown Hilton. GLAAD honored Ava …

A holiday toast and exciting changes at this year’s GSBA Holiday Luncheon and Annual Meeting!

A holiday toast and exciting changes at this year’s GSBA Holiday Luncheon and Annual Meeting!

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinGoogle+0Reddit0emailIt was an exciting afternoon this past Wednesday (12/13) when major players from the Seattle LGBTQA business community came together at McCaw Hall for the GSBA Holiday Luncheon and Annual Meeting. As you entered the main hall and lobby there were booths lined up featuring all the GSBA corporate …

Former Second Lady, Dr. Jill Biden, was keynote speaker at Hopelink’s Annual Luncheon which raised $1.19 million for social services

Former Second Lady, Dr. Jill Biden, was keynote speaker at Hopelink’s Annual Luncheon which raised $1.19 million for social services

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinGoogle+0Reddit0emailOn Monday, October 16, Dr. Jill Biden, the wife of former Vice President Joe Biden, was the keynote speaker at the 22nd annual Hopelink Reaching Out Luncheon at the Meydenbauer Center in Bellevue. Hopelink is the largest social services agency in east and north King County, serving 64,000 people …

COME TOGETHER, a benefit for Country Doctor, featuring keynote speaker Gay icon, Cleve Jones, raised $189,020 for new clinic

COME TOGETHER, a benefit for Country Doctor, featuring keynote speaker Gay icon, Cleve Jones, raised $189,020 for new clinic

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinGoogle+0Reddit0emailOn Saturday. October 14, Country Doctor Community Health Centers hosted a fundraiser at the Museum of History and Industry (MOHAI) that drew several hundreds of attendees to celebrate and support expansion of services and a new building for their Capitol Hill clinic. They’re full steam ahead to ‘Bring a …