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Time: April 1, 2011 from 6:30pm to 10:30pm
Location: Crystal Tea Room in the Wanamaker Building
Street: 100 Penn Square East
City/Town: Philadelphia, PA
Event Type: black-tie, fundraiser, lgbt
Organized By: Cari Feiler Bender
Latest Activity: Feb 13, 2011
Formal, festive, and fabulous (and all for a good cause)! At the 12th Annual Black-Tie GayBINGO event, come enjoy cocktails and a silent auction, six bingo games, and entertainment from the Bingo Verifying Divas (BVDs). The BVDs dress in glam drag to entertain the crowd and ensure everyone has laughs and a great time while raising funds for HIV and AIDS in Philadelphia. AIDS Fund will award the “Favorite Straight Person of the Year” to Reverend Marlene “Mike” Haines, of the Church of Saint Luke and The Epiphany. In addition, the Founders’ Award will be presented to Dukes of Destiny, the renowned blues band that has played at every AIDS Walk Philly since the beginning 24 years ago. The Ferrara Family Volunteers Award will be presented to Joe Shenk and Howard Traivers.
Tickets are $150 per person. The Crystal Tea Room is located in the Wanamaker Building, 100 Penn Square East, Philadelphia. For tickets, call 215-731-9255.
The AIDS Fund grant program supports organizations in the Philadelphia Region that provide AIDS and HIV-related services, education, and prevention including increasing public awareness of HIV/AIDS issues. AIDS Fund is the producer of AIDS Walk Philly, GayBINGO, and other fundraising and awareness programs throughout the year. The 25th Annual AIDS Walk Philly will take place on Sunday, October 16, 2011. Follow AIDS Fund on Facebook and Twitter: www.facebook.com/AIDSWalkPhilly, www.facebook.com/gaybingophilly, and twitter.com/AIDSWalkPhilly.