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Tickets Now Available for  NCLR's Garden Party in Palm Springs March 31st! 

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Tickets and sponsorships are now available for NCLR’s 2018 Palm Springs Garden Party on March 31st!

Join event Co-Chairs Gary D. Soto and DeeAnn McCoy, along with NCLR Executive Director Kate Kendell for a wonderful evening at the The Pond Estate in Palm Springs. But hurry! Become a sponsor before February 5th to get your name or business listed in NCLR’s Garden Party announcement in Palm Springs’ Desert Outlook magazine!

NCLR’s Palm Springs Garden Party
Saturday, March 31st
VIP Champagne Reception | 5:00 p.m. *for sponsors at VIP level and above 
Garden Party | 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
The Pond Estate, Palm Springs, CA
Get Sponsorship & Tickets Here!

We will be honoring plaintiffs in Stockman v. Trump, one of the lawsuits challenging the administration’s attempt to ban transgender people from serving in the military. Our Executive Director Kate Kendell will describe NCLR’s ongoing fight to defend the LGBTQ community and protect the historic legal gains we have achieved together in recent years. Our beloved friends in Palm Springs have been standing shoulder to shoulder with us through the unprecedented challenges of this past year and we can’t wait to be back with you!

Individual tickets are $75 in advance and $100 at the door. Sponsorship packages start at $250. Sponsorship benefits include: acknowledgement on NCLR website and event collateral, tickets to the Garden Party, and some levels include tickets to a special VIP reception with our honorees.

For questions, contact Event & Campaign Coordinator Margaret Malmquist-West at MMalmquist-West@NCLRights.org or 415.365.1314.

Join these generous supporters and become a sponsor today!

Sign up by February 5th to be included in upcoming event promotions.

Lorraine Carlson & Isabelle Sarfati | David Vogel & Larry Fulton

The Hollywood Times | Geoff Kors & James Williamson | DeeAnn McCoy & Jackie Thomas | Martyna Skowron | Gary D. Soto & Matthew Tully

Margie Norris & Nadine Navarro | Leanne Pittsford | Eric Shay & Dr. Steve Sorenson | Rich Weissman & J.D. Horn

Carl Baker | Scott Beloved | Ilene Chaiken & LouAnne Brickhouse | Andy Linsky | John McCoy & Larry Colton

Antoinette DeVargas & Susan McCabe | Joan Elliott & Gloria Kapp | Peter Lichtenthal & Dr. Perry Eisman | Ron Wallen

Barbara & Renae Carpenter | David Freedman | Jeffrey Norman | SMRI | Darrell Tucci | Brian Webb | Rick Zbur

Salim Alama & Monty Poff | Blade Branhan | Christiane Fiardo | Sherry Fulton & Ruth Debra | Kerry Hendrix & Erica Flora | Janet Malachowsky | Cody McCabe | Robert McCann & Jim Walker | Wendy Pierro

Sponsor list as of 1.26.2018

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Valerie Milano is the well-connected Senior Editor and TV Critic at TheHollywoodTimes.Today, a showbiz/promotions aggregate mainly for insiders. She has written for Communications Daily, Hollywood Today, Television International, and Video Age International plus freelanced for others. Valerie donates and works closely with the Human Rights Campaign (Fed Club Council Member), GLSEN, Outfest, NCLR, LAMBDA Legal and the Desert Aids Project. She is a member of the Los Angeles Press Club. Milano loves meeting people and does so in her fave getaway Palm Springs as a member of the Palm Springs Museum of Art and the Old Las Palmas area community member. Valerie was a veteran 17-year member, and one of the "chief organizers” of the prestigious and long running, TCA: Television Critics Association’s press tour. For years Valerie was a board member and one of the chief organizers of the association. TCA press tours are “a must” for hundreds of TV critics twice a year, in Beverly Hills and in Pasadena.