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'Out to Climb' raises funds for Howard Brown Health
Special to the online edition of Windy City Times
by Vern Hester
2018-06-12

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On June 5, Cramer Public Relations and Events and Brooklyn Boulders presented the second annual "Out to Climb" as a benefit for Howard Brown Health.

The event featured several climb-offs, during which pairs of drag queens competed to reach a summit with audience members placing bets. There were also musical drag performances, with Deep Eddy Vodka and Sparkling Ice Fruit Drinks providing refreshments. The event took place at Brooklyn Boulders, at 100 S. Morgan Ave.

An audience of onlookers and curiosity-seekers saw hostesses Trannika Rex and Imp Queen lead an all-star cast of performers through an evening of entertainment and merriment. Participating climbers included Bambi Banks ( who performed while climbing ), Rex, Edaa Birthing and Abhijeet. Performers who helped with fundraising included Lucy Stoole, Denali, Aunty Chan and J 4 Pay. Ryan Willing and Debbie Fox served as bartenders for the event, and DJ X P spun tunes.


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