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HRC San Diego – A Rockin’ Black Tie Affair!

By on Aug 18, 2012 in Fundraisers & Charities

Many gathered on August 18, 2012 at Hard Rock Hotel San Diego for HRC San Diego’s – A Rockin’ Black Tie Affair! first annual dinner. Mayor Jerry Sanders, Councilmember Todd Gloria and Congressman Bob Filner were in attendance. Alex Newell, known as Unique on the hit show, Glee, kicked off the evening, singing his heart out for a good cause and on his birthday. Special guest Eric Alva, a retired Marine Staff Sergeant, was one of the speakers. A hero on the field and in the courts, he was at the first hearing to discuss repealing the military’s, “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy on July 23, 2008. There are still more barriers to tear down and we thank him for paving the way. Mayor Jerry Sanders received an Equality Award for his dedication to the LGBT community. He was accompanied...

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