OurTownSF Nonprofit Expo 2017

 

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
DONATE to THIS EVENT: https://www.ourtownsf.org/donate.html

Eureka Valley Recreation Center is wheelchair accessible

C0-EMCEES in the AUDITORIUM:
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

ENTERTAINMENT in the AUDITORIUM:
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 & reigning Grand Duke of SF
MAUREEN BOGUES- speaker from Rainbow Toastmasters
MISS SHUGANA- reigning SF Faux queen & reigning Grand Duchess of SF
SAN FRANCISCO LESBIAN/GAY MARCHING BAND - official band of SF since 1978

"THE VOLLIES" AWARDS for "outstanding volunteers" for the SF LGBTQ nonprofit community PRESENTED by:
RICH STADTMILLER - photographic chronicler of SF GLBT community

IN THE PLAYING FIELD:
CHEER SF - Crowd Interactive entertainment & wheel of fun
VARSITY GAY LEAGUE - kickball open practice - all welcome to join in for a pickup game

IN the TENNIS COURT: climbing wall, skateboarding and BMX biking, disc golf, slack line

OUTSIDE at the ENTRANCE:
HIV TESTING by:
Alliance Health Project (AHP)
PET ADOPTIONS by:
Family Dog Rescue
DOG TREATS by:
Jeffrey's Natural Pet Foods
VOTER REGISTRATION by:
Alice B. Toklas Democratic Club

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

IN the YOUTH SPACE - OFF the PATIO:
DRAG MAKEUP TOTORIAL by:
Queens of the Castro
QUEER VIDEO GAME EXPOSITION by:
GamerX
QUEER ZINE LIBRARY & WORKSHOP by:
Bay Area Queer Zine Fest
READINGS BY QUEER COMIC BOOK ARTISTS by:
Queer Comics Expo

IN THE TOT ROOM - off the LOBBY - Silent Auction Items from local merchants & nonprofts

IN the LOBBY - FOOD SAMPLES etc.:
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
BLESSING of EVENT PERFORMED by:
Sister Rose Mary Chicken of the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence
SEXY SERVERS from:
The Bare Chest Calendar
FLOWER ARRANGEMENT by:
IXIA

OTHER ACTIVITIES:
BOOK SIGNING by:
Michael Helquist - of his stirring biography, Marie Esqi
CHAIR MASSAGE by:
Positive Being
HEALTH INSURANCE ENROLLMENT ASSISTANCE by:
API Wellness Center

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
SAFETY PATROL by:
Castro Community on Patro

Groups tabling In the GYMNASIUM:
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 Organ Devotees Association, Castro/Upper Market Community Benefit District, Center for Sex & Culture, CHEER San Francisco, Comedy Returns to El Rio, 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 Builders by Adoption, Family Dog Rescue, Federation of Gay Games, Flesh and Spirit Community, Franklin Pharmacy, Gaylesta, Gay Men's Sketch, Gender Confirmation Center, Golden Gate Business Association, Golden Gate Men's Chorus, Golden Gate Wrestling Club, Grand Ducal Council, Happy Hour with Cameron Stiehl, The Henry Levy Group, House of Pride Radio, Human Rights Campaign Action Center Store, Imperial Council, Inscribe World AIDS Day, Jeff Sheehy District 8 Supervisor, Kung Pao Kosher Comedy, Left Coast Theatre, Lesbian/Gay Chorus, LGBT Asylum Project, LGBTQ Cultural Heritage Strategy, Liberation Institute, Magnet, Maitri Compassionate Care, Man Dance Company, Marty's Place, Maven, Metropolitan Community Church, Momma's Boyz, Mr. Friendly SF, Mr. SF Leather, Ms. SF Leather, National Queer Arts Festival, New Conservatory Theatre, Openhouse, Organized Chaos Event Management , Our Family Coalition, OurTownSF, Parents, Familes and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG), Peninsula Family Service, Pets are Wonderful Support (PAWS), Pink Triangle Park & Memorial, Positive Being, Positive Force, Positive Pedalers, Positive Resource Center,, Project Open Hand, Queens of the Castro, Queer Comics Expo, Queer Cultural Center, Queer LifeSpace, Queer Rebels Productions, Rainbow Honor 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 Area Leather Alliance, San Francisco Bay Blades, SF Bay Times, SF Gay Men's Chorus, SF LGBT Center, SF Lesbian/Gay Freedom Band, SF Night Ministry, SF Spine Pain Relief Center, Shanti Project, Shawn Hassler MD, District 8 Supervisor Jeff Sheehy, 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, Vanguard Properties, Varsity Gay League, Wagz Pack's Service Pups, Western Star Dancers, Women Organized to Respond to Life-Threatening Disease, Wrestlers Without Borders
SPINAL SCREENINGS & POSTURE ANALYSIS by:
Lonna Denny DC of Spine Pain Relief Center

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: Academy of Friends, 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, Fitness SF, 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/
  • Eureka Valley Recreation Center
    100 Collingwood St, San Francisco
  • Saturday Oct 14
    12:30pm-4:30pm
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