Crape Myrtle Festival raised funds for Orlando during their recent Drag Brunch.

RALEIGH, N.C. — The Crape Myrtle Festival’s Drag Brunch, held on June 19 at Indio Lounge, 222 Glenwood Ave., was able to contribute $1,000 from the money that was collected at the event to go to the GLBT Community Center of Central Florida as part of support recovery efforts in Orlando, Fla.

The monies will go toward ongoing assistance to the local community and set aside funds to help the survivors and families of the Pulse shootings.


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