The Imperial Rose Crown Organization of the Year Award

A perpetual award announced annually at the Harmony of the Rose Awards Dinner by the Reigning Rose Emperor and Rose Empress named in honor of Sanford “Sandy” Director.  The Award is also announced from the stage at Coronation, and generally the Entertainer of the Year is offered the opportunity to perform at Coronation. The award namesake, Sandy Director, was named the Gay Mayor of Portland by Rose Emperor X Gary Benoit following along and active history in the Gay Community and the Rose Court. This award can be given to any member of the ISRC who has shown outstanding entertainment skills.

Year

Recipient

1977

Raintree Empire

1978

Los Conquistadores

1979

Portland Forum

1980

Not Awarded

1981

Gay Mens Chorus

1982

Los Conquistadores

1983

Right to Privacy PAC

1984

NW Gender Alliance

1985

Foxy Ladies of Oregon

1986

Brinker Memorial Trust Fund

1987

Portland Community Bowling Association

1988

Right to Privacy PAC

1989

Not Awarded

1990

Knights of Malta

1991

HIV Day Center

1992

No on 9 of Oregon

1993

NW Gender Alliance

1994

NLA–Portland

1995

Esthers Pantry

1996

NLA–Portland

1997

PFLAG Portland

1998

Esthers Pantry

1999

Peacock in the Park

2000

Oregon Bears

2001

NW Gender Alliance

2002

Friends of PWAs

2003

SMYRC

2004

Peacock Productions

2005

NW Gender Alliance

2006

Oregon Leather Fraternity

2007

PFLAG Portland

2008

The Q Center

2009

Our House

2010

Pride of the Rose / Audria M. Edwards Scholarships

2011

Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence

2012

Blackout Leather Productions

2013

Our House

2014

2015

Morel Ink

2016

Q Center

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