September 08, 2006

Desi Arnaz Jr. to Speak at HRC Inaugural Dinner

As reported: The Human Rights Campaign Las Vegas Community will host its inaugural dinner at the MGM Grand Conference Center on Saturday, September 9, 2006. Keynote speaker and recipient of the National Equality Award will be the actress/dancer/singer Liza Minnelli.

Also being honored at the dinner will be United States Senator Harry Reid, Democratic Leader, and local HIV/AIDS physician Dr. Jerry Cade. Senator Reid will be presented with the Constitutionality Award and Dr. Cade will be honored with a Life Time Achievement Award for his pioneering work in the research, care, and treatment of HIV/AIDS patients.

This inaugural dinner will also feature a silent auction, a live auction and live entertainment, including performers from Cirque du Soleil and local impersonator extraordinaire, Frank Marino. Also featured will be vocalist Laura Taylor and performers from KRAVE nightclub.

The Human Rights Campaign is America’s largest civil rights organization working to achieve gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender equality. By inspiring and engaging all Americans, HRC strives to end discrimination against GLBT citizens and realize a nation that achieves fundamental fairness and equality for all.

HRC seeks to improve the lives of GLBT Americans by advocating for equal rights and benefits in the workplace, ensuring families are treated equally under the law and increasing public support among all Americans through innovative advocacy, education and outreach programs. HRC works to secure equal rights for GLBT individuals and families at the federal and state levels by lobbying elected officials, mobilizing grassroots supporters, educating Americans, investing strategically to elect fair-minded officials and partnering with other GLBT organizations.

Tickets for this exciting and extravagant evening may be reserved on line at Box Office Tickets or by visiting the HRC Web Site.

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