Defending Champions The LA Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence are headed back to the softball field to defend their title against The West Hollywood Cheerleaders in the Drag Queen World Series on May 10, 2014.
This year Transgender Queer Activist, Pat Cordova-Goff will be the Honorary Umpire.
"I am honored to be in a fundraiser to raise funds for such a cause. My activism is focused on education, but I take every opportunity to help different causes in their efforts, and in this case, helping raise needed funds" ~Pat Cordova-Goff
All money raised at the event will go to The Life Group LA a coalition of people dedicated to the education, empowerment and emotional support of persons both infected and affected by HIV/AIDS so that they may make informed choices and decisions regarding their healthcare and personal well being.
At this years 3rd annual Drag Queen World Series (May 10) the Ceremonial First Ball Pitch will be thrown by Alex Minsky! Alex is a Retired Marine having served in Afghanistan, is a Purple Heart Recipient and Healthy Lifestyle Advocate turned Model!This years game announcer’s will be director/writer, Del Shores and his fabulous daughter Becca Shores. Also Justin Lanning will kick off the game singing the National Anthem.
Throughout the day, music will be spun by Celebrity DJ, Eur-O-Steve. This years’ food truck time is being made available by Babys Badass Burgers.
There will be super raffle tickets items! Including an $8,000 grand prize; a weekend away for up to 16 People at the Famous Harpo Marx Estate in Rancho Mirage, CADrag Queen World Series raises awareness of the fact that the AIDS pandemic is not over and to erase the stigma, and is also an opportunity to raise financial support for The Life Group LA. The group’s main goal is to continue providing education and emotional support to persons infected and affected by HIV/AIDS.
The game is an affirmation of the power of compassion and a demonstration that ordinary people can accomplish extraordinary things.
The Life Group LA, a 501 c 3 non profit was founded in 2005 and provides free of charge, much needed information and emotional support through medical forums, emotional support groups and the POZ Life Weekend Seminar. All services are offered in a non-judgmental and safe environment with compassion and understanding. Safety, respect and confidentiality are the cornerstones of Life Group LA’s philosophy. It is accomplished by providing trained support group facilitators for emotional support groups and POZ Life Weekend Seminars. These facilitators have been trained in the art of active listening and conduct themselves with empathy and compassion.In a time when the HIV epidemic has surpassed its 32nd year and new HIV infections continue to occur on a daily basis, now more than ever we must continue the struggle against HIV/AIDS.
Event: Life Group LA’s 2nd Annual: “Drag Queen World Series
Date: Saturday May 10, 2013
Where: Impressive Glendale Sports Complex.
Cost: $10 pre-sale; $15 at door