In the late 70's I became aware of an event that was taking place at the Hilton Hotel in San Francisco. It was the Hookers' Ball, a Halloween event promoted by Margo St. James, one of San Francisco's famous characters. Margo headed an organization called Coyote: Call Off Your Old Tired Ethics, which represented prostitutes and ex-prostitutes to get less hassling by law enforcement, help getting back into society, and legalize prostitution.
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Sorry Bloody Mary, Bonnie, Suzy, Demanda, Val, Limbr Timbr, Atomatrix, Domin8trix and all you other great Derby women, but Michelle O Bamya is getting my vote for MVP this year.
So many great things done by so many in our wonderful game.
You might want to let Michelle (Erin Roberts) know what you think of this most unselfish act.
Happy Holidays…..I love you all.
Want to help with her expenses? go to firstname.lastname@example.org to see how you can buy a bracelet.
Those who want to are finding out it isn't so easy. There are a number of leagues who have outgrown their venues, but are finding it very difficult and expensive to take the next step.....I would like to help, and I just found out today that the Philly Roller Girls will be playing 4 times in a great venue in that town with an introduction from me to a great producing company.
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See why I am blown away by Brown Paper Tickets after over 30 years in the ticket business…..can there really be a company that does not want to gouge producers, the public and be a good corporate citizen….Please read this recent interview with Steve Butcher, CEO of BPT.
You will find it interesting and understand there are those who do not just believe that greed and profit should be what we all are striving for.
Jerry Seltzer, sales outreach, Brown Paper Tickets.