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Bingo!
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PA Diversity Network thanks Kim Mickey and Rainbow Bingo Hall
for this fun event! And PDN thanks all the businesses and organizations that donated the wonderful prizes - see a list below!

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Tickets were $20 in advance, $25 at the door.

December 14th, 2008 -- Bingo 5-9pm At The Rainbow Room Bingo Hall 2413 Sunshine Road, Allentown (Behind Redner's on Lehigh St. near Rt. 309)! PDN thanks BINGO master Kim A. Mickey for hosting this event at the Rainbow Room Bingo Hall!
Here's the list of prizes for the night:
Welcome everyone to PA Diversity Network’s Bingo - we’re going to get right to the games, and there will be two breaks for refreshments. Tonight we have the honor of having some volunteers rom Emmaus High Schools news Gay Straight Alliance. -- Just one thing -- in the case of a tie when two or even three people get Bingo at the same time, we will split the cash prizes evenly and if it is a prize game we will determine the winner by drawing card - highest card wins.

GAME 1 Cash prize of $25.00


GAME 2 Gail’s Mirror/ Lights in the Parkway Tickets
This prize included an rainbow mirror donated to PDN by Gail Hoover of ReMax Market Place, and there is also a ticket to Lights in the Parkway in Allentown, that was given to me by Mayor of Allentown Ed Pawlowski. If you’re from out of town, and you win this prize, you might want to check out Lights in the Parkway on your way home since it’s in the Parkway of Allentown and pretty close by.


GAME 3 Cash prize of $25.00

GAME 4 Dreamscape $25
This next prize is a $25 gift certificate for Dreamscapes comic bookstore at 302 West Broadstreet in bethlehem. Dreamscapes has great stuff, the Largest selection of comics & graphic novels in the region! Monsters & Horror , Pulps -- The Shadow, Doc Savage, High Adventure, etc. Books, CDs, Movies--new & used, Toys, Action Figures, Statues, Bobbleheads, Lunch Boxes, Games, Cards, Supplies & More! And Dreamscapes also carries free copies of the Valley Gay Press - PA Diversity Networks newspaper

GAME 5 Rainbow Players Tickets
The next prize was donated by MCCLV Rainbow Theater Players of Metropolitan Community Church of the Lehigh Valley, directed by Dean Hyiat. For the play THEIR TOWN, Margaret Craig, has recently been elected town clerk of Grover's Corners, New Hampshire - of Our Town fame, by Thornton Wilder’s Fame. Mayor Joe Hersey, wants her to boost tourism by performing a legal same-sex marriage ceremony . But anti-gay the town council president, Lyle Hawkins threatens Margaret's new job if she doesn't obey the state law against same-sex marriage.
Matinee Recipient - Turning Point is a safe place where victims of abuse and their children can find refuge.

GAME 6 Brew Works gift bag
donated by Brewworks manager Jeff DeAngeles. In the Basket you’ll find some great Brew Works gift items including a T-Shirt, and Brew Works hat, two shot glasses and a great Brew Works beer bottle - no product, but I bet you could stop by Brew Works to get it filled up.


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I just want to tell you all a tiny bit about PA Diversity Network.
PA Diversity Network hosts many programs: The
Valley Gay Press Newspaper, the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender (GLBT) Community Opinion and Newspaper of the Greater Lehigh Valley and Berks County, The GLBT Infoline - a call-in help line for GLBT people seeking information and referrals in the Greater Lehigh Valley and Berks County, Rainbow Families - an activities group for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender and Allied parents with children, The PDN Photo Project - 300 Same-sex Couples: Facing Inequality - a traveling photo show of local same-sex couples to educate the mainstream community about the lack of same-sex civil marriage and civil union rights in the United States and Pennsylvania, the PDN Library Project that supports libraries with GLBT resources, the PDN Resource Web Site that has hundreds of local GLBT-Friendly resources and PDN Speakers on Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Issues bringing groups, organizations, educational institutions and business corporations presentations on GLBT issues and topics. And also PA Diversity Network works on issues of discrimination on a case by case basis.
GAME 7 Cash Prize of $25.00


GAME 8 Wine Basket
This Prize was donated by PA Diversity Network board member, Amy Smart of Merrill Lynch. This gift basket includes several bottles of wine, and a wine decanting bottle and a set of ceramic picnic plates.

GAME 9 Cash Prize of $25.00

GAME 10 Hors d’oeuerves set
Here’ a wonderful prize. It’s a very fancy Hors d’oeuerves set with bowls and a stand. It was donated by one of our PDN Boardmembers, Earl Snyder, who with is spouse Donnie who’s also a board member, run the PDN Rainbow Families group and who write the planet parenthood column in the Valley Gay Press. Value - $50






GAME 11 Two Muhlenberg Theater tickets to any one play of your choice in the Spring season. p Muhlenberg plays coming up in the spring season include: ------ Muhlenberg College has one of the top 5 College Theater programs in the country. The value of this prize is about $60.


GAME 12 Princess House Gift Certificate
This prize is a $50 gift certificate. to Princess House. Here’s a terrific catalog with wonderful items in it. Elegant cook ware and other house wares. Great for Christmas presents. This prize is donated is by Marc Frelig who is one of the very dynamic leaders of Pottsville PFLAG. So, the value of this gift certificate is $50.


GAME 13 Cash Prize of $50.00


GAME 14 Dinner for two at Rainbow Mountain resort. This includes appetizer for two, salad, entree, dessert and hot beverage. Rainbow Mt has been a long time supporter of the GLBT community of the Lehigh Valley and the Poconos. The value of this prize is at least $50


REFRESHMENT BREAK
Thanks everyone for coming out tonight. I just want to point out some of the consolaation prizes for tie losers tonight. If you tie, then you have to pick a card - but now if you lose the tie, you can pick three items. The items inlcude-- and you can purchase them at the end of the evening if you want. And all profits will go to PA Diversity Network.


GAME 15 Two Muhlenberg Theater tickets to any one play of your choice in the Spring season. p Muhlenberg plays coming up in the spring season include: ------ Muhlenberg College has one of the top 5 College Theater programs in the country. The value of this prize is about $60.

GAME 16 Princess House
This prize is a $50 gift certificate. to Princess House. Here’s a terrific catalog with wonderful items in it. Elegant cook ware and other house wares. Great for Christmas presents. This prize is donated is by Marc Frelig who is one of the very dynamic leaders of Pottsville PFLAG. So, the value of this gift certificate is $50.


GAME 17 Cash Prize of $50.00
GAME 18 Mr. Joe’s Chimney Sweep This prize is a $100 gift certificate donated by Mr. Joe’s Chimney Sweep, you can either use this certificate for up-keep on your chimney , or you can select some really great items from the terrific catalog that has everything in it from rugs to cast iron lamps. $100 Value


GAME 19 Cash Prize $50.00


GAME 20 A two Civic Theater tickets and Brewworks
- This prize is two Civic Theater tickets to any one play in the Spring Season. There are some great plays coming up, including Execution of Justice, the play about the life and assassination of Harvey Milk. And also included in this prize is a $25 gift certificate to the Brew works. Value $87





GAME 20 B Muhlenberg Passes and Colnial House Cert.

This really great prize is in two parts -- Two season passes to the Muhlenberg College summer season theater productions. These passes allow two people to go to all the summer productions and they are really excellent. And the other part of this prize is a $25 gift certificate to the Colonial House Restaurant in Catasaqua. The total value of this prize is $126


GAME 20 C Cash Prize of $100