About us

OUR MISSION

New Hope Celebrates brings people together to share in a celebration of
our history, diversity and the inclusiveness of our community.

 

OUR VISION

As a voice for our local LGBTA community we strive to achieve our vision where society
s free of prejudice, discrimination and hate, within our community, and across our borders.

 

Our VALUES

Creativity

We inspire locals and visitors through creative ideas, events, art, entertainment,
and the talents of everyone in our diverse community.

 

Diversity

We recognize and celebrate the uniqueness of everyone,
bringing people together to share as one community.

 

Inclusivity

We open our arms and hearts welcoming everyone as we create a sense of
belonging and shared purpose. Working with other local non-profit groups
for the greater good of the community.

 

Sustainability

We are dedicated to promoting our communities as a culturally diverse destination
not just for the LGBT community, but for all who believe in equality. We plan for
the growth of our organization to ensure that future generations can know
our history and celebrate with Pride.

Achievements

 

We received the Landmark Towns of Bucks County -
Award for best week long event in Bucks County 2012.

Outstanding Citizen – Given to Dan Brooks NHC Founder

In 2012 We played host to Interpride's Northeastern Regional Pride Conference (NERP)
usually awarded to larger cities. The event was met with rave reviews.

 

Executive Board:

President - Matt Hanson

Vice Presidents - Armando Martinez & Roger Green

Treasurer - Ryan Fuller

Secretary - Kevin Galownia

 

General Board:

Creative & Marketing Director - Gordon Pulaski

Events Coordinator - Bari Buiso

Director of Leadership Development - Sharon Fronabarger

General Board Member - Trisha Dasch

 Volunteer Coordinator - Michael Scott

Director of Business and Community Development - Nick Borden

Director of Public and Government Outreach - Kari Osmond

General Board Member – Vacant

 

History Project - Director of Retro-Scope - Daniel Brooks

 

2018 Pride Committee:

Chair - Matt Hanson

Parade Coordinator - Jenn Wohl

Assistant Parade Coordinator -  TBD

Pride Fair & Vendor Coordinator - Gordon Pulaski

Pride Fair Entertainment Coordinator - Trisha Dasch & Bari Buiso

Fundraising & Business Development - TBD

Volunteer Coordinator - Michael Scott

Best Cocktail Contest Coordinator - Erica Zimmerman

 

Volunteers

 

NHC was founded in the summer of 2003 by Daniel Brooks
and a small group of local gay business leaders.

Our charter: New Hope Celebrates (NHC), is a nonprofit organization focused on highlighting the history and cultural nuances of New Hope, PA while stimulating the retail, hospitality, and professional community. NHC is comprised of an Executive Board that drives activities and events that serve the diverse LGBT populace through the creation and promotion of marketing opportunities, educational activities, and cultural events. One such event is the annual, week long PRIDE celebration held annually in May. We are a 501(c) 3 organization:  EIN: 26-1802593

 

New Hope Celebrates, Inc.

PO BOX  266, New Hope, PA. 18938

 

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