FUNdraising Events to Support Vallarta Pride 2014

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico – Several local businesses have joined together to create fundraising events for Vallarta Pride 2014, scheduled to take place from May 22nd through the 26th.

A Page in the Sun will hold a book reading by Maurice Monette, author of the novel Confessions of a Gay Married Priest, on Friday, April 4th, 2014 at 6:00 pm. 50% of food and beverage receipts will be donated to the Vallarta Pride Organizing Committee and all proceeds from book sales will go to SETAC. Maurice is remembered well as the judge who presided over the Mass Commitment Ceremony last year at Lido Beach Club.

The most anticipated race of the year will be held on Sunday, April 6th, 2014 at 10:00 pm at ACT II Stages! The “Vallarta Drag Race” will be judged by Diva Divine, Paul Crist and Poncho Davalos, and will feature 14 participants competing over 7 weeks to be crowned the ‘Queen of Pride’ and reign during the parade on Saturday, May 24th, 2014. Twenty percent of revenues will go directly to the Vallarta Pride Organizing Committee.

To celebrate the launch of their new menu, Le Bistro Jazz Café, on the tranquil Rio Cuale Island, is hosting the “Taste of Pride” event on Friday, April 11th, 2014 from 6-8 pm. All profits from the menu will be donated to the Vallarta Pride Organizing Committee, as well as 10% of the bar profits.

The “Women Step Out” event is tentatively scheduled to take place on Friday, April 25th, 2014 at 10:00 pm. Besides helping Vallarta Pride, this event aims to raise funds for the Women’s Party to be held on May 23rd at El Arrayán Restaurant. Women will take to the ACT II stage to delight the audience with a rhythmic presentation. The $50 pesos per person admission charge will be donated to Vallarta Pride Organizing Committee.

Villa Mercedes Petit Hotel will be the proud host of a silent auction held on Friday, May 2nd, 2014 at 8:00 pm. All are invited to participate and enjoy music, wine and good company pool side. All proceeds from the auction will be donated to the Vallarta Pride Organizing Committee. The hotel is located at Amapas #175, on the South side of Vallarta.

The Organizing Committee hopes to see you at one – or all! – of these events designed to hold and exceptional Vallarta Pride 2014.

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