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Q Center Winter Gala: MasQuerade - February 8th, 2014 - Tickets & Tables on Sale Now

PORTLAND, OR -- (Marketwired) -- 01/09/14 -- On Saturday, February 8th, 2014, Q Center's annual Winter Gala: "MasQuerade: Midnight in the Garden of Good & Evil" returns to Castaway Portland. The Winter Gala is Q Center's primary fundraiser for the year. Every ticket purchased makes it possible for the programs and services of this vital community resource to continue to thrive!

"When we gather on February 8th, more than raising money, it will be a celebration of how Q Center's programs and services change hearts and minds; how we provide safety for individuals to strengthen their lives," said Barbara McCullough-Jones, Q Center Executive Director.

"It is a celebration of our role as community convener and how we provide leadership for addressing the many issues that reflect Oregon's LGBTQ experience. We gather because it is critically important to raise money to support the positive health and well-being of a community that gives so much to create the beautiful Oregon landscape."

Any help you can provide in spreading the word about this important event is greatly appreciated!

Learn more at www.QCenterWinterGala.org

Event Date: February 8, 2014
Venue: The Castaway, 1900 NW 18th Ave
Attire: Black Tie MasQuerade
Event Poster: http://www.pdxqcenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/Gala-Evite-1.3.jpg
Timeline: VIP Hosted Cocktail Hour - 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
General Admission - 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Dinner & Live Auction - 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
After Party & Dancing - 9:30 pm - 11:30 pm
VIP Entertainment: Peter Krebs Trio
Host: Tara Dublin
Auctioneer: Johnna Wells, BenefitAuctions 360
After Party: DJ Gino Mari

Live Auction Packages

  • One-of-a-Kind Day with Rugby Star Ben Cohen
  • Vashon Island Getaway for you, your guest and your two canine companions
  • Week in Hamburg Germany
  • Portland Urban Winery Experience
  • Portland Brunch Extravaganza - 10 brunch certificates, a bottle of champagne, two champagne flutes and a champagne bucket
  • Queen for a Day - Poison Waters will help you pick your drag name, get dolled up and hit the stage at Darcelle's. Includes 4 tickets to the show for your adoring fans!
  • Weekend in San Francisco
  • Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams Shopping Spree

Sponsors

  • The Standard
  • Absolut
  • Comcast
  • Imperial Sovereign Rose Court
  • Northwest Health Foundation
  • Travel Portland
  • French Quarter Linens

About Q Center
Q Center provides a safe space to support and celebrate LGBTQ diversity, visibility and community building. Q Center is a 501c3non-profit organization that offers multi-generational programs and services in four core areas: Arts & Culture, Education and Training, Health & Wellness and Advocacy.

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Press Contact:
Logan Lynn
Q Center Public Relations & Innovations Manager
(503) 234-7837
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