Dallas Voice (Dallas, Tex.), Vol. 22, No. 40, Ed. 1 Friday, February 17, 2006 Page: 9 of 72
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From Staff Reports
GLBT Chamber holding luncheon
meeting; mayor cancels as speaker
The North Texas GLBT Chamber of
Commerce holds its February luncheon Tuesday
at 11:30 a.m. at the Catalina Restaurant, 4218
Dallas Mayor Laura Miller had been sched-
uled to speak at the luncheon. The mayor had to
cancel, however, and no speaker had been con-
firmed by press deadline.
Cost is $30 for members, $35 for non-mem-
bers. For information call 214-540-4488.
King to conclude UNT diversity
conference with speech, book-signing
Yolanda King, actress and civil rights advo-
cate, will conclude the University of North
Texas' ninth annual Equity and Diversity confer-
ence with a presentation at 7 p.m. on Feb. 24, in
the Lyceum of the University Union.
King is the eldest child of Caretta Scott King
and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Her presentation
is titled "Open My Eyes, Open My Soul;
Discovering the Power of Diversity,'' and is
based on her 2003 book of the same name. It
focuses on the importance of embracing diversi-
ty and our common humanity.
A reception and book signing will follow at the
Diamond Eagle Suite of the University Union.
She will also sign books in the Lyceum lobby
after her talk for everyone purchasing books from
the University Bookstore, which will sell books
at that location.
Tickets are $5 non-UNT students with an ID,
and $10 for the general public, and are on sale at
the UNT University Union Ticket Office or by
calling (940) 565-3805.
Tickets for the private reception and book
signing are $50.
King's visit is sponsored by the UNT Division
of Equity and Diversity. The UNT President's
Office and American Airlines/American Eagle
are partners in presenting this event. For more
information, contact Dr. Dan Emenheiser, 940-
565-2456 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Toast to Life Gala at Neiman's Downtown
to benefit Resource Center
The eighth annual Toast to Life Gala, a
fundraising event for the Resource Center of
Dallas, will be held Feb. 25 from 8 p.m. to 11
p.m. at Neman Marcus Downtown, 1618 Main
St. in Dallas.
Advance tickets are $100 per person, $175 per
couple and $150 for VIP tickets. Tickets at the
door are $125 per person. Couples tickets and
VIP tickets will not be sold at the door.
The VIP Pre-Party will be held from 7 to 8
p.m. at Fuse, 1512 Commerce St., across the
street from Neiman Marcus. The After-Party will
also be held at Fuse, from 11 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Dress for the event is "festive semi-formal."
For more information, e-mail email@example.com
or call 214-540-4450.
Chamber plans Mardi Gras party to
benefit Katrina victims
The North Texas GLBT Chamber of
Commerce, along with Caven Enterprises and
Ben E. Keith Company present "Mardi Gras
Madness 2006 Fat Tuesday" on Feb. 28, from 7
to 11 p.m., in the Rose Room at Station 4. The
event is a fundraiser to aid victims of Katrina
through the chamber's Our Community Cares
The evening will include live jazz, Creole-
Cajun cuisine by Greg Draxler, chef and owner
of Gregorios, King's Cake by Mildred's Gourmet
and an auction of Mardi Gras items.
Suggested donation is $50. Costumes and
masks are encouraged. The event is open to those
age 21 and up.
For more information contact thetxjudge
@aol.com or NorthTexasGLBTChamber.org.
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C A R F AfJ
C A M P A T G N i<
Human Rights Campaign Orientation
The Human Rights Campaign is America's largest civil
rights organization working to achieve gay, lesbian,
bisexual and transgender equality. By inspiring and
engaging all Americans, HRC strives to end discrimination
against GLBT citizens and realize a nation that achieves
fundamental fairness and equality for all.
Please join us for an educational session describing the
missions and operations of the Human Rights Campaign,
including our local volunteer efforts and activities. You will
have an opportunity to meet some of our local leaders and
ask questions about HRC, as well as discuss any interest
you may have in joining our efforts.
Sunday, February 26, 2006
3 - 5 p.m.
For more details and directions, please contact
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Vercher, Dennis. Dallas Voice (Dallas, Tex.), Vol. 22, No. 40, Ed. 1 Friday, February 17, 2006, newspaper, February 17, 2006; Dallas, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth238896/m1/9/: accessed June 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.