Bear Summit, PAC Brunch, and Red Carpet Gala

Ben McAdams honored guest speaker at PAC Brunch RECHARGE

The Equality Utah Political Action Committee, endorses fair-minded candidates and supports their campaigns in state and municipal government with volunteer efforts and financial contributions. This year at EU’s annual PAC Brunch fundraiser, newly-elected Congressman, Ben McAdams is the keynote speaker.

Not only with important LGBT issues facing the 2019 Utah Legislative Session that need our support, the 2020 presidential election is but a year out, so EU’s much-needed attempt to make an impact, they “need to raise funds today to support the equality candidates of tomorrow.”

“We are determined to harness the political power of Utah’s LGBTQ community to have a substantial impact on next year’s election,” said Troy Williams, EU executive director.

PAC Brunch RECHARGE will be held Feb. 9, at Red Butte Garden’s The Orangerie, 10 am.-noon. Get your tickets today at PAC2019.

UAF Red Party Gala: Murder on the Orient Express

This year the Utah AIDS Foundation celebrates the 29th annual Red Carpet Gala. The typically sold-out event each year, it brings together hundreds of people who put on their finest black tie attire and watch the Academy Awards celebration. The theme is ‘Murder on the Orient Express’ or 1930s attire.

The extravaganza takes place Feb. 24, 6p.m., at The Grand Hall at The Gateway. As a fundraising gala, the night includes a catered dinner and a silent auction. All of the funds raised stay in Utah to help UAF offer a better quality of life for people living with HIV/AIDS, and stop new infections through education and targeted outreach. Tickets available at tickettailor.com.

High times to be had at the Bear Summit

The Utah Bears group’s Bear Summit is a weekend-long event, March 1-3, 2019, hosted in part by Club Try-Angles that includes skiing, parties, swag, a bear/cub contest, and more to be announced in the coming weeks. Attendees are required to register and the cost is $35 (not including the ski day). Below is a current list of the summit events.

Friday, March 1
5PM-8PM – Bear Summit Vendor Fair (Registration Pickup) at Club Try-Angles
9:30PM – Meet & Greet at Club Try-Angles

Saturday, March 2
Ski with Jack – Park City Mountain Resort (Not included in registration). Skiing schedule: Departing the host hotel, the Hotel Hampton Inn & Suites, 1345 S. Foothill Dr., at 8:15 a.m. Or meet at Park City Mountain Village at 9 a.m.

(For those not skiing and evening events)
1PM – Mountain West Cider Tour / Tasting included (21+ only)
7PM – Aprés Aprés Ski meal at Club Try-Angles
8PM – Bear/Cub Contest at Club Try-Angles

Sunday, March 3
11AM Brunch @ Fiddlers Elbow (Not included in registration 21+ only)
Time TBA – Bowling – Olympus Hills Bowling Lanes (Not included in registration)
Time TBA – Farewell Party – Club Try-Angles

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