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We have a special addition to our Drags & Bags event this year, a Drag Race between 7 Grande Prairie gentlemen who are vying for your donations to win a drag queen makeover the night of the event. Bid on your favourite below and the gentleman to raise the most money will get a drag queen makeover for the event! HIV North thanks them for their support!

Serge Martin

Drag Name: Rose Royce

How long have you lived in Grande Prairie: Lived in GP since 2005.

Employment: Director – Business Development for ATB Financial

Hobbies: Stay busy…curling, slo-pitch, boating, travelling.

Why I Support HIV North: I support HIV North because understanding and education are tools we are all need. Helping bring awareness is part of the solution.

Something People May Not Know About Me: Before moving to Grande Prairie I spent 5 years in High Level where I started my banking career.

Lionel Robins

Drag Name: Juana Bang

How long have you lived in Grande Prairie:  Lived most of my youth and adult life in Grande Prairie.

Employment: Self Employed – Partner of Revolution Auto Group

Hobbies: Passion for music, football, community involvement.

Why I Support HIV North:  Recently I have started to recognize how much more HIV North is to our community and the scale of their projects and endeavors far outpace their name.  I love our community and HIV North is an integral part of keeping our community safe and happy and a place to raise my kids.

Cled Lewis

Drag Name: Mrs. Doubtfire Onfire

Employment: Retired physician and I’m struggling with a new career as a Drag Queen

Hobbies:  Travel, Polo, Bocce Ball and really just living life to it’s fullest everyday.

Why I Support HIV North:  I support HIV North because of the excellent and highly necessary work done by the professional staff for a needy population.

Something People May Not Know About Me: This will not be the first time I have dressed up as a woman.

Mayor Bill Given

Drag Name: Lucy By-Lawless

How long have you lived in Grande Prairie: Born and raised!

Employment: Mayor of Grande Prairie

Hobbies: I spend time with my wife Susan and our two kids who are 5 and 7. We like to get together with friends for dinner parties and once in a while I make it out to men’s league basketball.

Why I Support HIV North:  HIV North has been an important service provider in our community for a long time. Their non-judgemental approach and commitment to dealing with their clients as human beings first and foremost means that they bring a desperately needed dose of humanity and caring into the live of the people they interact with.

Something People May Not Know About Me:  I’m a bit of a comic book nerd and I’m a San Antonio Spurs basketball fan.

Dan Boorse

Drag Name: Frieda Fondle

How long have you lived in Grande Prairie: 15 years

Employment: Financial Advisor at Sun Life Financial

Hobbies: Team Roping, Riding Horses, curling, motorcycles, golfing, camping and pretty much anything outside.

Why I Support HIV North: The education and equality HIV North provides to GP and the Peace Region.

Something People May Not Know About Me: I hate Peanut Butter with a passion.

Larry Gibson

Drag Name: Lulu Lovely

How long have you lived in Grande Prairie: 15 years

Employment: Manager at ATCO Electric

Hobbies: Anything social, but mostly golf

Why I Support HIV North: Anyone who follows local or Canadian new is aware of the opioid issues in our community and nation.  The dedicated people of HIV North need our help and I am more than willing to do what I can.

Something People May Not Know About Me: I dressed as Mrs. Doubtfire once and it wasn’t pretty – bid me up and you can see for yourself.

Robbie Thomlinson

Drag Name: Anna Conda

Employment: Rubbix Risk And Wealth Management & Rocky Mountain Remedies

Hobbies: Riverboating, sledding, camping, spending time outdoors with friends, family and my dog Rigz.

Why I Support HIV North:  Because they Rock!  I am a proud member of the Board of Directors at HIV North and since I have joined the board it has really opened my eyes the very important and necessary work they do in our community and region.  Our community is certainly a better to place to live for having the support and education of HIV North.

Something People May Not Know About Me: I took 9 years of French Immersion