Current Sponsors

The following companies and individuals are changing the lives of LGBTQ+ people in our community forever through their support of the Sugar Plum Tour. We're grateful for their generosity.

Presenting Sponsors

Live Tour: Matt & Lisa Kaulig

Virtual Tour: Fran Bittle
 

Book Sponsor

Jones Group Interiors Charitable Fund
 

Sugar Plum Home Sponsors – $5,000+

Gregory Hail & Matthew Culler
Chad Immel, Edward Jones
Bob & Babette Medcalf, Net Revenue Associates LLC
Dr. Kate Raymond & Michelle Krocker, Raymond Dental Group
The Read Family 
 

Snowflake Sponsors – $2,500

Virginia Addicott
Akron Pride Festival
Tom Hutchison
Tonia & Bill Peacock
Pickard Commercial Group
PNC Financial Services Group
James & Julie Pulk
Nancy Rhinehart
RMPS Publishing
James S. Simon
Square Nightclub
State and Federal Communications Inc.
The University of Akron
 

Nutcracker Sponsors – $1,500

Fair Housing Advocates Association
Rick & Lisa Fedorovich
Eric & Caroline Franklyn
Gervasi Vineyard
The Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company
Anthony J. & Susan Paparella
Santa's Friend
Drs. Kevin & Brenda Spear
 

Mistletoe Sponsors – $1,000

Akron Children's Hospital
George & Maureen Bain
John & Mary Kay Chlebina
Karen T. Daverio
Brian Elter & Mark Williams
Tom Mattingly & Jonathan Williams
Jim & Cheryl Nilsen
Mickey & Angie Remen
Rick & Alita Rogers
Santa's Helper
Jeff & Linda Shackelford
 

Garland Sponsors – $500

Denise Adams/Studio Trendz & Lisa Denson/Asila Group
Akron Community Foundation
Drs. Sandy & Mark Auburn
Meghan Beringer & Diane Geiger
Amy & Brad Bowers
Lloyd Max Bunker & Anthony Bianchi
Michael & Barbara Burrows
Jack Bush & Tracie Palmer
Marian Calvin
Alfred V. Ciraldo
Marie Covington
Shawn Crone & Robbie Fox
Marlene & Eric Czetli
Jo Dangel & Diane Kovachik
Dave Towell Cadillac
Carla & Thomas Eisenloffel
Dr. Dorothy Erb
First National Bank
Eric & Libby Fudo
Stephannie & Ellen Garrett
Jamie Gellner
Tom Gober & Dr. Robert Zavodny
John Grafton & Richard Worswick
Lindsay Hailer & Craig Morgan
Darlene Hall
Jen & Marcus Hardin
Jason Hazen
Ron Imbrogno
Julie Jones & Mishelle Harriger
Ed & Audrey Kancler
Doug & Kathy Kohl
Robert & Jennifer Lann
Carlo & Jessica Licata
Faye Logan
Shelley Mapp & Christine Horvath
Travis Maxwell
McKenica & Associates, Allstate Insurance – Tracy & Adam Besenyodi
Phil Montgomery & Andrew Schuellerman
Dannie Moore 
Rob & Pam Newbold
Annette Nicoloff & Kristine Mikolajczyk
Laura & Nevin Nussbaum
Donald Patacca, D.D.S. 
Dr. Michael Reodica & Mr. Christopher Penick
Linda Santschi
Michael & Donna Sapp
Roberta Kleinman Saxon & Rick Saxon
Steven P. Schmidt & Richard J. Krochka
Laurie Schrank & Gary Lowry
Gerald L. Schweigert
The Scout Guide Cleveland and Akron
Beau Shaniuk & Lauren Landers
Richard Shirey
Stephen G. Sokany
Judge Elinore Marsh Stormer
Ed Theiss & Brad Neikirk
Caryl Tickner & Allyson Schmidt
Todaro's Party Center
Todd, Lori & Collin Trehan
Jeremy Troxler
Unlimited Vacations & Cruises Inc.
Jay & Angie Wells
Joseph & Debbie Zarconi
Drs. Miriam Zidehsarai & Michael Ensley
 

Additional Support

PFLAG Akron
Kevin & Sharon Silver
 

In-Kind Support

TRIAD
Rick Krochka & Staff
Advertising/Marketing Materials

Labels & Letters
Mailing Services

Mustard Seed Market & Cafe
Volunteer Breakfast

Heather Pollock
Voiceover
 

Pre- and Post-Tour Events

Homeowner Meet & Greet
Kate Raymond & Michelle Krocker

Pre-Tour Breakfast
Tom & Dona Cardone
 

Special Thank You

Andrew Starr
Videography & Photography
 

Media Sponsors

91.3 The Summit 
Lamar Advertising Co 
Leader Publications 
Western Reserve Public Media