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OurTownSF Nonprofit Expo 2017
Saturday Oct 14 12:30pm-4:30pm in San Francisco
FREE to participating nonprofits and the public
*** THE LARGEST SF LGBTQ NONPROFIT EXPO EVER! ***

Featuring over 100 SF LGBTQ arts, community, fundraiser, legal, political, recovery, well-being & spiritual groups.

We're taking over the entire Eureka Valley Recreation Center at 18th and Collingwood plus their playing field for our 2nd annual OurTownSF Nonprofit Expo

Connect in English or Spanish. Also, come out for the LGBTQ entertainment, food & beverages & check out the silent auction items.

WARNING: THIS EVENT IS GONNA BE SUPER GAY!

Watch the YouTube video from the 2016 event by Archive Productions Inc. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SibN30vshrQ

BROUGHT TO YOU BY:
OurTownSF.org - resource guide to over 300 SF LGBTQ nonprofit service agencies, arts and athletic groups
IN PARTNERSHIP WITH:
Eureka Valley Recreation Center & TurnOut.org

PRESS RELEASE: http://www.ourtownsf.org/press-release.html

C0-EMCEES:
MIA SATYA - Trans Employment Specialist at SF LGBT Center, 2016 SF Pride Grand Marshall
KHMERA ROUGE - Absolute Empress 50 of Imperial Council of SF
GREGG CASSIN - Facilitator of Shanti Life Program & Honoring Our Experience
PATRICK B. SMITH - Board Secretary at the Castro Country Club

Donations for event welcome: http://ourtownsf.org/Donate

ACCESSIBILITY
The Eureka Valley Recreation Center is wheelchair accessible

ENTERTAINMENT: by:
Barbary Coast Cloggers-clogging to a different fiddler for 31 years, Damien Alvarez - flamenco dancer, Donny Mirassou - multiple award winning drag king, Jason Brock - singer/entertainer, Kippy Marks - electric violinist, Madd-Dogg 20/20 - SF's Premiere Drag King, Maureen Bogues- speaker from Rainbow Toastmasters, Miss Shugana- reigning SF Faux queen, and San Francisco Lesbian/Gay Marching Band - official band of SF since 1978

IN THE PLAYING FIELD:
Varsity Gay League - kickball open practice - all welcome to join in for a pickup game

ON THE 2ND FLOOR:
Team SF - Pétanque lessons - a French version of Bocce - featured at Gay Games Paris 2018

IN THE TOT ROOM - off the Lobby
Dozens of Silent Auction Items from merchants & nonprofts

FOOD SAMPLES by:
Canela Bistro Bar, The Castro Fountain, Five Star Truffles, Flore, Hot Cookie, Kasa Indian Eatery, La Mediterranee-Noe, Marcello's Pizza, Oz Pizza and Project Open Hand
COFFEE, JUICE & WATER by:
Project Juice on Castro St.
Starbucks Coffee on 18th St. at Castro St.
Trader Joe's on 9th St
HUGE ANNIVERSARY CAKE by:
Sweet Inspiration - we'll celebrate OurTownSF's 4th anniversary
SEXY SERVERS from:
The Bare Chest Calendar

BLESSING PERFORMED by:
Sister Rose Mary Chicken of the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence
BOOK SIGNING by:
Michael Helquist - of his stirring biography, Marie Esqi
CHAIR MASSAGE by:
Positive Being
CROWD INTERACTIVE ENTERTAINMENT & WHEEL OF FUN by:
CHEER San Francisco
DRAG MAKEUP TUTORIAL by:
Queens of the Castro
FLOWER ARRANGEMENT by:
IXIA
HEALTH INSURANCE ENROLLMENT ASSISTANCE by:
API Wellness Center
HIV TESTING by:
Alliance Health Project (AHP)
PET ADOPTIONS by:
Family Dog Rescue
DOG TREATS by:
Jeffrey's Natural Pet Foods
QUEER VIDEO GAME EXPOSITION by:
GamerX
QUEER ZINE LIBRARY AND WORKSHOP by
Bay Area Queer Zine Fest
READINGS BY QUEER COMIC BOOK ARTISTS by:
Queer Comics Expo
SAFETY PATROL by:
Castro Community on Patrol
SPINAL SCREENINGS & POSTURE ANALYSIS by:
Lonna Denny DC
VOTER REGISTRATION by:
Alice B. Toklas Democratic Club

"THE VOLLIES" AWARD CERTIFICATES for:
"outstanding volunteers" for the SF LGBTQ nonprofit community
PRESENTED by:
Rich Stadtmiller - photographic chronicler of SF GLBT community

PHOTOGRAPHY by: Jouke Lanning & Nick Ryan Jurewicz
SOUND by: Sound Productions https://soundproductions.wordpress.com/
VIDEOGRAPHY by: Archive Productions
DECORATION by: Ken Ferraris, decorations from Cliff's Variety
GRAPHIC DESIGN by: Ken Henderson of The Richmond/Ermet Aid Foundation

AND FOR THE WEEKEND ATHLETES: climbing wall, skateboarding and BMX biking in the tennis courts

116 GROUPS TO PARTICIPATE SO FAR ...:more TBA
Academy of Friends, Aguilas, AIDS Emergency Fund, AIDS Legal Referral Panel, AIDS LifeCycle, National AIDS Memorial Grove, Alice B. Toklas Democratic Club, UCSF Alliance Health Project, API Wellness, Archive Productions, Art for AIDS, AtmosQueer, Barbary Coast Cloggers, Bare Chest Calendar, Bay Area Bisexual Network, Bay Area Open Minds, Bayard Rustin LGBT Coalition, Black Brothers Esteem, Bridgemen, Castro Ambassadors, Castro Cares, Castro Community on Patrol, Castro Merchants, Castro/Upper Market Community Benefit District, CHEER San Francisco, Comedy Returns to El Rio, Community of Christ SF, Community United Against Violence, Companions of Dorothy the Worker, Creative Labor, Dignity, Discovery Community, Diversity Foundation of SF, Donna Sachet-Songs of the Season, Donor Network West, DREAAM, Elizabeth Taylor 50-Plus Network, Eureka Valley Neighborhood Association, Family Dog Rescue, Federation of Gay Games, Flesh and Spirit Community, Gaylesta, Gay Men's Sketch, Golden Gate Business Association, Golden Gate Men's Chorus, Golden Gate Wrestling Club, Grand Ducal Council, Happy Hour with Cameron Stiehl, Horizons Foundation, House of Pride Radio, HRC, Imperial Council, Jeff Sheehy District 8 Supervisor, Kung Pao Kosher Comedy, Leather Walk, Left Coast Theatre, Lesbian/Gay Chorus, LGBT Asylum Project, Liberation Institute, Magnet, Maitri Compassionate Care, Man Dance Company, Marty's Place, Metropolitan Community Church, Momma's Boyz, Mr. Friendly SF, National Queer Arts Festival, New Conservatory Theatre, Ohlhoff Recovery Programs, Openhouse, Our Family Coalition, OurTownSF, Parents, Familes and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG), Pets are Wonderful Support (PAWS), Pink Triangle Park & Memorial, Positive Being, Positive Force, Positive Pedalers, Positive Resource Center, Project Inform, Project Open Hand, Queens of the Castro, Queer Comics Expo, Queer Cultural Center, Queer LifeSpace, Queer Rebels Productions, Rainbow Honot Walk, Rainbow Toastmasters, Rainbow World Fund, Recycled AIDS Medicine Program, The Richmond/Ermet Aid Foundation - REAF, Sacred Space, San Francisco AIDS Foundation, San Francisco Bay Blades, SF Gay Flag Football Team, SF Gay Men's Chorus, SF LGBT Center, SF Lesbian/Gay Freedom Band, SF Night Ministry, Sarah Bush Dance Project, Shanti Project, The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, Society of Janus, SQREAM, Strut, Team San Francisco, Temenos Catholic Worker, Tenderloin Tessie Holiday Dinners, Theatre Rhinoceros, Trans Lifeline, Trans Thrive, Transgender Employment Services - TEEI, TransLife, TurnOut, Varsity Gay Kickball League, Wagz Pack's Sewrvice Pups, Western Star Dancers, Women Organized to Respond to Life-Threatening Disease, Wrestlers Without Borders

SPONSORS: Gender Confirmation Center-Dr. Scott Mosser, The Henry Levy Group, Maitri Compassionate Care, Openhouse, Roger S. Gross Attorney at Law, Shanti Project, Shawn K. Hassler M.D., The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, Vanguard Properties-Kevin Ho and Jonathan McNarry, Walgreens
DONORS: Beck's Motor Lodge, San Francisco AIDS Foundation Division of Community Engagement

MEDIA SPONSOR: SF Bay Times

SILENT AUCTION ITEMS from: AIDS Legal Referral Panel, National AIDS Memorial Grove, Beach Blanket Babylon, Cassava Restaurant, Castro Tattoo, Crossroads Trading, Cruising the Castro Walking Tours, Donna Sachet - Songs of the Season, FitnessSF, Good Vibrations, Great Tan, Green Surge, Gregangelo's Velocity Circus, Harvey's, Human Rights Campaign Shop, Levi's, Local Take, Lonna Denny DC, Marcello's Pizza, Marcus Conant MD, New Conservatory Theatre, SF Oasis, Project Inform, Rainbow Honor Walk, Skin on Market, SoulCycle-Castro, Worn Out West 2nd Generation

GONNA BE OUT OF TOWN IN L.A.? Join our sister site at OurTownLA Nonprofit Expo - same date and time at Plummer Park
7377 Santa Monica Blvd in West Hollywood
https://www.facebook.com/events/299876353751247/

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Eureka Valley Recreation Center
100 Collingwood St
San Francisco, CA

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