South Carolina: Party time is back in S.C.
Updated: January 26, 2018 at 12:35 am
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COLUMBIA, S.C. — The South Carolina Equality PAC will hold their Pink Party 2018, “Time for a Whole New Do,” on Feb. 13, 5:30 p.m., at Metropolis Salon & Dry Bar, 1218 Taylor St. to benefit the PAC and its work.
Invited speakers include Columbia Mayors Steve Benjamin and Bob Coble, and Belinda Gergel, who were all beneficiaries of past Pink Party events.
Before the establishment of the PAC by SC Equality, the Pink Party was successful in raising funds in the Midlands for fair-minded candidates, organizers shared. They also said that over a period of five years and nine events almost $50,000 was raised. Now, the Pink Party is under the umbrella of the SC Equality PAC.
“We have an opportunity to make a big difference by supporting progressive candidates during the upcoming 2018 mid-term elections and your contributions to the PAC will allow that,” the PAC said. They are currently seeking hosts and sponsors for the event. Contributions can be made out to SC Equality PAC and mailed to P.O. Box 544, Columbia, SC 29902. Write “Pink Party Sponsor/Host” on the memo line and occupation. Sponsor levels are: Big Wig, $1,000; Bee Hive, $500; Bouffant, $250; and Bangs (hosts), $100.
Tickets are $50 and are available online.
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