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2005 World AIDS Day pool tournament announced

By |2018-01-15T18:54:50-05:00December 1st, 2005|News|

DETROIT – The Detroit Billiards League has announced the details for the 2005 World Aids Day Billiards Tournament to benefit Southeastern Michigan HIV/AIDS Charities. The defending bar, The Rainbow Room, will be hosting the event scheduled for Dec. 15 at 7 p.m.
The event is open to anyone interested in participating. Players must register by Dec. 4 by contacting any LGBT sponsor in the Metro Detroit area including /aut/bar, The Heidelberg and Necto in Ann Arbor, Pronto in Royal Oak, Club Flamingo and Liberty Bar in Pontiac, or the following bars in Detroit: Malebox, Hayloft Saloon, R&R Saloon, Rainbow Room, Gigi’s, Backstreet, Sugarbakers, Stilettos and Club Goldcoast. Player registration is $20 and sponsor fees are $100. Play-offs will be held Dec. 11 at 4 p.m.
Additionally, benefit events are scheduled at the Rainbow Room and Club Flamingo. The Rainbow Room World AIDS Day Benefit Event will begin at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 14 and will feature an auction, buffet and an all-star show with Deja Van Cartier, Trixie DeLuxxe, Dominique Polo, Natalie Cole and d’Lavelle. On Dec. 3 at 8 p.m. Club Flamingo hosts a World AIDS Day Benefit Event that includes an auction and buffet dinner and features a star-studded show with Lola Dick, Sylene, Diva Bell, Toni Richards, BW Bazooms, Connie Campit and Michael Patrick.
The DBL was established in 2003 as a social club whose purpose is to raise awareness for HIV/AIDS Charities in Southeast Michigan. Since 2003 DBL has raised over $13,000 and donated to Midwest AIDS Prevention Project, HELP, Wellness House and HARC. The goal for the 3rd annual event is to raise over $10,000 for HIV/AIDS charities.
For more information about the Detroit Billiards League, the World Aids Day Tournament Registration or the World Aid Day benefit events please email detroitbilliards@comcast.net or phone 313-319-6884.

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