San Gabriel Valley Pride Presents the 95th Rose Queen® in
Long Beach Lesbian & Gay Pride Parade
Shows her support of the LGBT community
Pasadena, CA, May 8, 2013: The Board of Directors of San Gabriel Valley Pride is please to announce that Ms. Vanessa Manjarrez, the 95th Rose Queen® of the Pasadena Tournament of Roses®, will be riding in the SGVP entry in the Long Beach LGBT Pride Parade on Sunday May 19, 2013 in downtown Long Beach.
The entry, entitled "Pride of the San Gabriel Valley," will feature Ms. Manjarrez as well as board members of SGVP demonstrating the City of Pasadena’s support of the LGBT community and diversity.
Rose Queen® Vanessa Natalie Manjarrez, 17, lives in Pasadena and attends Mayfield Senior School, where she is on the Diversity Committee and Advising Council. She also participates in the Dance Conservatory and is involved with the National Charity League, the Pasadena Humane Society and Villa Esperanza.
“It was so generous of San Gabriel Valley Pride to invite me to be part of its entry in the Long Beach Lesbian and Gay Pride Parade. I appreciate the opportunity to participate and I can’t wait to see all the people who will be on hand for ’30 Years Proud’ said Vanessa.
When it's all over, aside from her 2013 New Year's Day duties, she will have attended nearly 150 public and media functions during her year in the spotlight, spreading the word about the Tournament and Pasadena.
SGV Pride 2013: "Pride is!
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