Andrew Favreau with Founders AwardThe Founders Award is presented by the Board of Directors of Lakeside Pride periodically to recognize the contributions of deserving members not only to the organization, but to the LGBTQ+ community in Chicago and across the country as well.  Recipients are recognized for their dedication to our organization’s mission, their leadership, and their continuing support that spans across many years of service.

Past Recipients

  • Susan Jones, 2012
  • Christy Zurcher, 2013
  • Ty Wells, 2014
  • Melissa Terrell, 2015
  • Andrew Favreau, 2016
  • Brandon Strawn, 2017