Kaiser Permanente’s participation has been growing for 22 years — starting with individuals marching and expanding to include an annual float, public service announcements, executive sponsorship, and last year’s record participation of 700-plus physicians and employees, co-workers, friends, and families. Celebrate here with your own photos and brief explanatory captions of your Pride parades past and present. Individual and group photos are welcome. Submit below and visit often to see new photos.
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Quang Bui, Kaiser Permanente Walnut Creek, proud to have walked to City Hall in 2016 Pride Donna Fitzgerald, OPDC OPS Office Supervisor, celebrating SF Pride 2016 with Bugs Bunny. Greg Adams, EVP and Group President, riding the KP Pride Float, photo by Donna Fitzgerald, OPDC OPS Office Supervisor, celebrating SF Pride 2016 Sierra C & friends celebrating Pride 2016 The KP contingent danced along Market Street during the 2016 SF LGBT Pride Parade. Unnamed View of the KP parade float as seen from the line of people ready to march behind (on the Left) Julie Boyer, Business Consulting Senior, KPIT, celebrating during the 2016 parade Marching in the 2015 parade. Dancing before the 2015 parade. Unnamed Unnamed Far left: Tamiko Guidry, Operations Specialist, NCAL Outside Utilization Review Services (NCAL OURS), Gregory Adams, Bernard Tyson and spouse, Pride parade celebration 2015 Pride! Sharing love and support in 2013 Family Pic Celebrating Pride 2014 with Rebecca Hirsch, MD, Pleasanton Psychiatry, her daughter Amelia, her sister Naomi Hirsch visiting from Seattle, and Miriam Coffey, RN, from Kaiser Oregon, Sunnyside Medical Center. Thomas Lupton, TPMG physician Robin Gower, David Walden-Berg, Michael Escamilla, Douglas Siu Ian McLachlan, MD, Douglas Siu, Michael Escamilla Celebrating the 2016 Sacramento Pride parade. Photo from Trina Quintana Photo from Trina Quintana He has the best hats: left, 2014, right, 2015 Ryan A.J. Cooke, Pride Parade 2015 This picture was taken in June 2014 in Guerneville, CA, on the Russian River in Sonoma County. Folks in the picture are a broad spectrum of Kaiser Permanente employees and their family members Another photo from volunteering for PRIDE 2012 with Kaiser Permanente. I had the pleasure of volunteering for PRIDE 2012 with Kaiser Permanente. Had a great day with family and friends! Here is another picture from PRIDE 2012 of one of Kaiser Permanente Richmond’s Everyday Heros, Jackie McGuire. Happy because we’re oblivious to the fact that our odds of getting run over by a float have risen exponentially. Jay Chang with George Halvorson from one of the first parades KP participated in. Dr. Robert Greenberg, Doug Siu, and Bernard Tyson Doug Siu and Rick Welts, President and Chief of Operations for the Golden State Warriors Celebrating a beautiful day with my KPIT IMG Network Services Walnut Creek colleagues. Diablo Area at Pride! Katie, Donna, Brigette, and Nik We had an amazing time supporting the LGBT community here at the Gay Pride Parade in San Francisco, 2013! Kirk P. Kleinschmidt, Director, Kaiser Permanente Northern California Region Government Relations, celebrated during the 2015 parade.