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a chance to make easy money dumped
is particularly lucky in being
in your
asked to
for the National Tea Dance. These
Sunday at the CAPITAL CORRAL, 313 W.
It's nation-
people all
hearts out.
Bar in Neuj
Rarely do you hawe
lap* Therefore, I feel CGA
be the local representative
dances are being held every
Hargett Street, Raleigh,- .
What- is. the .Tea Dance? Essentially it is a fund-raiser
NATIONAL GAY TASK FORCE, But it is not a local event,
wide and spreading rapidly. Every Sunday evening, gay
over-the country, are meeting in bars and dancing their
It al'l began at FiTe Island at "tea time" in the Eagle
York, but now it *s spread to Boston, Miami, New Orleans, Chicago,
Los Angeles,•San;Francisco, and now RALEIGH! Guests contribute
s$2,00 at the door and the money is split between the National Gay
Task Force,^ the Nationa.1-Gay .Rights lobby, and local groups.
What is our.Job as a local representative? First, we help in the event, by putting pp posters and talking it up. All
public!tyimateriale are being paid for^by the owners of the Capital
Corral. Already;=they have laid out over ($500 for the first Tea Dance
night. Believe me, these men are really dedicated to this project.
The only money they:take in is what they make off beer and wine' sales.
The admission all-.'gqes toward furthering gay rights.
Second, we responsible for collecting money at the door and
to each person .who pays. Every Sunday we will-
can work at the door 1 or more hours between
plea for your help! CGA makes 15gi from every "
and added up, that could amount to quite a’bit
handing out tickets
need two people who
6-12 PM, This is a
person who attends.
over a
out I
period of weeks. You know we need
the money, so please 'help
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