SVSU Pride Center Presents 11th Annual Charity Drag Show

BTL Staff
By | 2018-03-14T14:24:51-04:00 March 14th, 2018|Michigan, News|

That Saginaw Valley State University will kick off its second decade of drag performances on Saturday, April 7 at 7 p.m. with its 11th annual Charity Drag Show. This year’s theme is Fairy Tale Frolics, meaning that drag contestants are encouraged to tailor their performances to it.
All proceeds from the performance are set to benefit the Sacred Heart Rehabilitation Center which provides, “mental health, substance use disorder” treatment as well as treatment for HIV/AIDS, according to its website. The show will also benefit the the AIDS Run & Walk in the Great lakes Bay Region which is dedicated to fighting the autoimmune disease.
“The Pride Center is under the direction of Lucy Mercier, Assistant Dean of the College of Health and Human Services. The Pride Center at SVSU is staffed by BSW Interns who are under the supervision of Kim Johnson, Social Work Field Director,” said the SVSU Pride Center’s page. “The Pride Center is guided by an Advisory Council consisting of Saginaw Valley State University faculty, staff and students.”
The show will be held at the SVSU Doan center Thompson Student Activities Room or TSAR, and tickets are available in the SVSU Pride Center which is located in Gilbertson Hall: GN 253. More information about tickets can be found by contacting or by calling 989-964-4776.

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